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Technical Assistance (Regional Level)


A set of services intended to support Public Organizations of Regional Level in designing & implementing new support schemes for innovation, entrepreneurship & technology transfer or improving the existing ones

Increase your region's innovation performance, by successfully turning its Regional Innovation Strategy into action.​

  • Set of strategic & operational support services (incl. implementation of RIS, feasibility studies for innovation infrastructures & tools; EU &/or intl. best practices research, pilot projects, capacity building) that may be tailored to the particular needs & challenges of a given Public Organization as well as its regional context.
  • Facilitates the increase of innovativeness in a region and the effective use of the financial assistance from the European Union.
  • Provides Public Organizations of Regional Level with unique know-how, methodologies & tools, vast operational experience, detailed knowledge of technical & administrative aspects, international perspective & easy access to the best practices, expert resources.
  • With proven track record: over 25 EU regions supported in turning their RIS into action, over 20 schemes for entrepreneurship support & technology transfer assisted (i.e. designed & implemented or improved) and over 10 new financial tools for funding innovation in a region adopted.
  • Provided by META Advisory with over 20 years of experience in the field of Regional Innovation & over 100 Public Organizations served.

Technical Assistance (Regional Level) is the set of services developed for the specific needs of Public Organizations of Regional Level that face a number of challenges while implementing their Regional Innovation Strategies. Having a sound Regional Innovation Strategy may still not lead to the desired increase of innovativeness in the region and the effective use of the financial assistance from the European Union. Its successful implementation may be easily obstructed by the lack of already proven know-how, methodologies & tools, operational experience, knowledge of technical & administrative nuances, international perspective & access to the best practices &/or human resources capabilities. Technical Assistance (Regional Level) is the set of strategic & operational support services designated for Public Organizations of Regional Level in the need for designing & implementing new support schemes for innovation, entrepreneurship & technology transfer or improving the performance of already existing ones and struggling at same time with any of the above mentioned obstacles.

The set of services includes:

  • Implementation of regional strategies for innovation and entrepreneurship;
  • Feasibility studies for innovation infrastructures and tools;
  • EU &/or other international best practices research, analysis adaptation and transfer;
  • Design and implementation of pilot projects;
  • Capacity building of key personnel involved in the management of the given tool.

The choice of services applied in the case of a given Public Organization is always tailored to its particular needs & challenges as well as the regional context. Technical Assistance (Regional Level) has been developed based on over 20 years of experience gained by META Advisory in the field of Regional Innovation and while working with over 100 Public Organizations. The effectiveness of Technical Assistance (Regional Level) provided by META Advisory has been extensively proven with over 25 EU regions supported in turning their RIS into action, over 20 schemes for entrepreneurship support & technology transfer assisted (i.e. designed & implemented or improved) and over 10 new financial tools for funding innovation in a region adopted.

To learn more about Technical Assistance (Regional Level), please contact a META Advisory or META Group Holding representative in your country, or visit the following website: www.meta-group.com.


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