The review intended to provide recommendations to the governments of the city of Medellin and the region of Antioquia to define effective policies to support the development of the local economy and include a focus on how the innovative environment can be strengthened to support inclusion, entrepreneurship, SME, and local development.
The review run from October 2013 to November 2014 and discussed also the role of national policies and issues of local co-ordination with national institutions.
Review topics include:
The review was sponsored by and developed in cooperation with Ruta N and implemented with the assistance of EAFIT University. Ruta N is a public institution created by the city of Medellin with EPM (Empresas Públicas de Medellín) and UNE (Telecomunicaciones de Medellin) to promote the development of innovative technology-based businesses to foster the competitiveness of the city and the region of Antioquia.
A number of local, regional and national institutions were also involved in the review:
The final report includes:
For further information about the project, please contact Stefano Barbieri.