Regional innovation strategies, clusters and business networks, sectoral horizon scanning…
Innovation has a leverage effect throughout territories, both in terms of generating economic prosperity and locational attractiveness but also to society more widely. We apply our knowledge to help our clients design and build smart high performance economies through specialisation strategies, city development strategies, support to SMEs, job creation strategies and the attraction of innovative businesses.
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Business and industrial park strategies, spatial development plans, city and sector strategies, digital strategies, investment and job attraction plans, economic forecasting
We work hand in hand with cities, local and regional governments to help them design spatial planning projects that enhance job creation opportunities. Our interventions can be summarised in three words: ambition, realism and implementation.
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Evaluation of organisations and public policies and initiatives and impact assessments
We propose various types of evaluation methodologies adapted to the research, innovation and economic development needs of our European, national and regional clients. Our working principles are the following: an ethical and partnership-based approach supported by robust and tailored methodologies that make use of new tools such as big data mining. Approaches that are particularly important in times of reduced financial resources that enable clients to learn and enhance policy impacts.
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Incubators, start-up accelerators, co-working spaces, business and science parks
Today we have a strong track record in the management of incubators and business centres, as well as a good understanding of the needs of entrepreneurs and SMEs. We support local authorities in designing attractive and competitive business and industrial parks strategies and science parks that integrate the latest smart and green technologies and service offers.
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