The main aim of INNOV-AL project to support dissemination of the EU regional policy experience and good practices and to develop further cooperation between national and regional authorities and specialized agencies in five Latin American countries (Argentina, three Brazilian States, 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.

Specific objectives of the project are to facilitate the sharing of information and lessons learned on promoting regional innovation systems, including its linkages with national policies on innovation, competitiveness and smart specialisation; policy setting, implementation and management with respect to clusters and SME innovation inducing policies in domains of common interest, in order to contribute to a learning process based on concrete examples and best practices, as well as the identification of concrete projects or programmes for the development of regional and national competitiveness that each participating Latin American country/region could implement in the short term.


  • First progress Report PDF en

INNOV-AL Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru

  • Work Plan PDF es

I Working Group

  • Grupo de Trabajo sobre la Plataforma INNOV-AL, Lima PDF es - Acta PDF es
  • Diálogo sobre política regional e integración fronteriza - MRE y DGREGIO PDF es
  • Subgrupo de Innovación Regional PDF es
  • Diagnóstico del proceso de especialización inteligente en Chile, Colombia, Argentina y Perú PDF es
  • Programa Nacional de Innovación para la Competitividad y Productividad PDF es

II Working Group

  • Programma, Buenos Aires, 30-31/08/2018 PDF es - Acta PDF es
  • SNCCTI Bogota 30/08/2018 PDF es
  • La experiencia RIS y RIS3 en Chile PDF es
  • Argentina - SECYT - Jujuy PDF es
  • Argentina - Cofecyt PDF es
  • Smart Specialization PDF es
  • La visión de la Rioja PDF es
  • Mesa de Descentralización PDF es

III Working Group

  • Programma, Valparaiso, 26-28/09/2018 PDF es - Acta PDF es
  • ERI Valparaiso PDF es
  • Antecedentes sobre el Fondo de Innovación para la Competitividad de asignación regional (FIC-R) PDF es
  • LEY I+D: Incentivo Tributario inversión en Investigación y Desarrollo PDF es

IV Working Group

  • Programma, Bogotá, 10-11/12/2018 PDF es