Client Case: RUTA Medellin Columbia
ASSESSMENT TO RECOMMEND CORRECTIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS TO REGIONAL INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM
Institutional Innovation Assessment to recommend corrections and improvements to the existing regional innovation ecosystem.
Recommend future growth initiatives to RutaN, a regional organization supporting innovation and technology-based economic development.
Participants & Process
Working with 15 universities, companies, and organizations over 3 months to improve commercialization of technologies.
Planning for centralized support services. Evaluate and value IP and technologies, and take ideas to market. Improve the Innovation-R&D-Commercialization chain.
Build management and entrepreneurial capacity locally. Leverage Colombia’s competencies to create a globally visible incubation and acceleration system for technology companies. Enable local, foreign, and multi-national companies to take advantage of innovations from Colombia.
- Alistair Brett, Greg Horowitt, Scott Gillespie, Jason Steiner, Leonardo Maldonado, Juan Felipe Vallejo, Matt Tanquay
Medium term implementation recommendations for a more effective use of RutaN’s resources. Recommended solutions to key problems identified.
- Implementation of key project team recommendations. Greatly improved working and communications among regional players produced a stronger innovation culture. Improved relationships between universities and industry.
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