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91. Mesopartner Annual Report 2006  
Mesopartner Annual Report 2006 2006 was an exciting and positive year for mesopartner. One of the reasons was the positive experience with our own events. Not only was the Second International Summer Academy on Local Economic Development a success, so was the first Academia de Verano, a similar format that targeted Spanish-speaking LED practitioners from Latin America. Related to this is the fact…  
92. Mesopartner Annual Report 2005  
Mesopartner Annual Report 2005 This Annual Report answers the question: “What does mesopartner do apart from PACA?” PACA (Participatory Appraisal of Competitive Advantage, a method to launch or re-focus territorial development initiatives) and RALIS (Rapid Appraisal of Local Innovation Systems) are our flagship products. But over the past two years we have developed a number of complementary…  
93. Mesopartner Annual Report 2004  
Mesopartner Annual Report 2004 The theme of this annual report is complementarity. mesopartner’s product spectrum includes more than PACA. We offer a set of complementary products that cover the complete cycle of territorial development – diagnosis for rapid action, management of implementation, training of LED practitioners, and strategy for territorial development. Mesopartner Annual Report…  
94. Mesopartner Anniversary Reflection 2003 - 2013  
Mesopartner Anniversary Reflection 2003 - 2013 After a decade of operation as a multi-national micro-enterprise, Mesopartner is proud to announce the celebration of its 10th anniversary. Having started as the “PACA guys” 10 years ago, we have widely extended our topical focus, our geographical outreach, our methodological approaches and, of course, our network of associates, collaborators,…  
95. Why should we work on the meta level, even if it’s difficult?  
Why should we work on the meta level, even if it’s difficult? Systemic Competitiveness (SysCo) is a guiding framework for private sector development in the context of development cooperation. It distinguishes four interlinked levels of intervention: the micro, the meso, the macro and the meta levels of competitiveness. Why should we work on the meta level, even if it’s difficult? Systemic…  
96. “Smartes Land”: Promotion of interdisciplinary innovation approaches in rural areas in the European Union and beyond  
“Smartes Land”: Promotion of interdisciplinary innovation approaches in rural areas in the European Union and beyond ‘Smartes Land’ is the heading under which Mesopartner started to reflect on how to promote innovation orientation in rural areas in the European Union (EU) through multidisciplinary innovation promotion approaches. “Smartes Land”: Promotion of interdisciplinary innovation…  
97. Returning to basic principles: Common denominators of the Mesopartner and the EU smart specialization approaches  
Returning to basic principles: Common denominators of the Mesopartner and the EU smart specialization approaches Common denominators between the Mesopartner philosophy and the smart specialisation logic Returning to basic principles: Common denominators of the Mesopartner and the EU smart specialization approaches Common denominators between the Mesopartner philosophy and the smart…  
98. The role of meso organisations in the Product Space  
The role of meso organisations in the Product Space During the last 10 years, a promising approach has emerged from the Centre for International Development (CID) at Harvard University and Macro Connections at MIT Media Lab. It is called the Atlas of Economic Complexity (Hausmann, Hidalgo, Bustos, Coscia, Simoes & Yildirim, 2013). The role of meso organisations in the Product Space During the…  
99. Looking at discontinuous change through a Systemic Competitiveness lens  
Looking at discontinuous change through a Systemic Competitiveness lens The World Economic Forum (WEF) is raising the awareness of global leaders about the expected societal changes as the Fourth Industrial Revolution expands. Looking at discontinuous change through a Systemic Competitiveness lens The World Economic Forum (WEF) is raising the awareness of global leaders about the expected…  
100. From promoting innovation systems to instigating innovation  
From promoting innovation systems to instigating innovation We have been working on the promotion of innovation systems since the early days of Mesopartner. From promoting innovation systems to instigating innovation We have been working on the promotion of innovation systems since the early days of Mesopartner. From promoting innovation systems to instigating innovation We have been working on…