We propose a five stage process for designing innovative investment projects per niche industry market, such as:
- mapping sectoral and regional strengths
- identification of actors per sector of interest
- actors engagement
- collaborative project design
- monitoring and assess
Mapping is about studying the regional specialisation, the exact technologies and scientific sub-fields in the thematic area, the existence of research infrastructures that are useful in this field and the existence of clusters and innovation ecosystems.
Related varieted analysis
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How can I identify my region in the global value chain?
First it is important to sketch the regional scientific profile, the existing clusters and the specialization of the region and also to perform a related variety analysis…