Innovation Systems in Latin America. Examples from Honduras, Nicaragua and Bolivia.

The concepts of innovation systems and innovation clusters have in several Western industrialized countries become important both for researchers and policymakers aiming at understanding and influencing the development of innovationand economic activities.

The present report is based on the authors’ visits to Bolivia, Honduras and Nicaragua during June-August 2004 in order to develop an initial understanding of innovation processes and identifying stakeholders working with national innovation processes. It alsoreviews the experience of the invited Latin American participants in the 7thGlobal Conference in September 2004 and finally, presents suggestions for further activities.

From Public report (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)), published on 01-04-2005
Original document: Innovation Systems in Latin America - SIDA 2005.pdf - PDF document - 4214 Kb


  • Alänge S. & Scheinberg S.
  • Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)


  • Public policy

Covered areas

  • South America
  • Bolivia
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua


  • Innovation Policy
  • Innovation systems
  • Networks and clusters

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