International Urban Cooperation: The region to region exchange programme will enable Latin American countries and regions to cooperate with counterparts in the EU in order to promote innovation, competitiveness and new opportunities for their citizens.
Main topic: Region-to-region cooperation on innovation for local
and regional development
Targeted countries/regions: Regions of Mexico, Colombia, Chile,
Brazil, Peru and Argentina
Cooperation with EU: YES, with 18 EU regions
Donor: EEAS, Partnership Instrument
Monitoring: DG REGIO
Duration: July 2017 - Dec 2019
INNOVAL: The objective of this project is to develop further cooperation between national and regional authorities and specialised agencies in 4 Latin American countries (Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru) both between themselves, and, with EU countries and regions on the definition and implementation of decentralised, regional-level innovation and smart specialisation policies.
Main topic: Promotion of decentralised innovation policies in CELAC
Targeted countries/regions: EU - (Chile, Colombia, Peru and Argentina)
Cooperation with EU: YES
Donor: European Parliament
Monitoring: European Commission, DG REGIO
Duration: June 2017 - Ju 2018z