Innovation

¿What we do?

  • It designs, proposes and coordinates programs and activities to achieve productive and competitive improvements in the countries of the Pacific Alliance, highlighting the importance of innovation as a tool to improve the competitiveness of the mechanism and its member countries.

  • The role of the Pacific Alliance Innovation Ecosystem (EIAP, by its acronym in Spanish) is to interact with each country’s own system in order to increase the individual and joint results of the countries in regards to business innovation and innovative entrepreneurship.

  • The main objective of the EIAP is to develop strategies, programs and instruments that accelerate and boost innovation in the member countries.

  • The EIAP in no case replaces the role or responsibility of each country and its institutions in developing their own innovation strategies.

  • Additionally, the four countries agreed on five pillars to develop: Human Capital, Financing, Generation and Transfer of Knowledge, Regulatory Framework and Mentality and Culture.

Mandates

  • Identify and evaluate the feasibility of mechanisms for structuring a common stock exchange of financial resources that facilitates the operation of activities and projects of entrepreneurship and innovation.

  • Design crowdfunding mechanisms for innovative ventures in the four countries, in coordination with the Financial Integration Working Group and Regulatory Standards of the Council of Finance Ministers of the Pacific Alliance.

  • Implement in coordination with the private sector, the network of technology transfer offices of the Pacific Alliance.

  • Develop an online knowledge platform for democratization and the promotion of innovative culture in the Pacific Alliance.

Documents

  • Public - Private Agenda 2016-2018

  • PA Startup Mapping Studies

  • Studies on systemic conditions for entrepreneurship and innovation

AcelerAP

  • Network of Accelerators PA (AcelerAP, by its acronym in Spanish)

    Designed to encourage rapid growth and ensure the success of entrepreneurship projects through a wide range of business resources and services, which may include rental of physical spaces, capitalization, coaching, networking (access to a network of contacts) and other basic services.

  • Objective: To enable entrepreneurs and innovators from the four countries to make soft landing of their projects in any of the countries of the PA and to access any market within those countries, expanding their business opportunities and strategic networks

  • Work Areas: Selection and negotiation with accelerators for the establishment of a network of business accelerators of the PA; definition of its operation protocol and work schedule.

InnoAP

  • Network of Innovation Agencies PA (InnovAP, by its acronym in Spanish)

    Whose objective is to support the internationalization of innovative entrepreneurship through the AcceleraAP and AngelesAP initiatives. Its work focus is based on:

    • To be a space for learning and good practices: for the discussion of policies, institutions, regulatory issues and experiences of other countries.

    • Design calls and propose financing: for the approach of common challenges, execution of activities and joint financing tending to advance the public-private agenda.

    • Address challenges by clusters: to finance issues in common industries that are part of the countries’ strategy.

  • Objective: to strengthen the innovation capabilities of established companies, with emphasis on the incorporation of culture and innovation practices that allow to take advantage of opportunities at regional level.

    The incorporation of companies into the regional ecosystem will be encouraged through the establishment of links among companies from different countries and with the communities of emerging companies in the region.

  • Work Areas: identification of the main gaps to promote innovative practices with a regional perspective, definition of the selection criteria of the participating companies, financing models and incorporation of best practices at the international level in this area.

ÁngelesAP

  • Network of Angel investors of PA (AngelesAP, by its acronynim Spanish)

    Network of groups of angel investors mainly, as well as other types of investors such as family offices, corporate or others, with the aim of syndicating investments, sharing opportunities, achieving economies of scale in the due diligence of opportunities and take advantage of public funds support.

  • Objective: To connect entrepreneurs in the region with investors from the four countries, giving them greater opportunities for financing and, at the same time, making available to investors a greater diversity of businesses with potential at a regional level.

    In this way both entrepreneurs and investors will have access to a portfolio of projects simultaneously. The network of Angel investors is a natural and necessary complement to the PA business accelerator, generating in this way a virtuous circle between entrepreneurs and investors of the Pacific Alliance.

  • Work Areas: Selection and negotiation with networks in each country for the establishment of a network of angel investors of the PA; definition of its operating protocol and a work agenda.

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¿What we do?

¿What we do?

  • It designs, proposes and coordinates programs and activities to achieve productive and competitive improvements in the countries of the Pacific Alliance, highlighting the importance of innovation as a tool to improve the competitiveness of the mechanism and its member countries.

  • The role of the Pacific Alliance Innovation Ecosystem (EIAP, by its acronym in Spanish) is to interact with each country’s own system in order to increase the individual and joint results of the countries in regards to business innovation and innovative entrepreneurship.

  • The main objective of the EIAP is to develop strategies, programs and instruments that accelerate and boost innovation in the member countries.

  • The EIAP in no case replaces the role or responsibility of each country and its institutions in developing their own innovation strategies.

  • Additionally, the four countries agreed on five pillars to develop: Human Capital, Financing, Generation and Transfer of Knowledge, Regulatory Framework and Mentality and Culture.

Mandates

  • Identify and evaluate the feasibility of mechanisms for structuring a common stock exchange of financial resources that facilitates the operation of activities and projects of entrepreneurship and innovation.

  • Design crowdfunding mechanisms for innovative ventures in the four countries, in coordination with the Financial Integration Working Group and Regulatory Standards of the Council of Finance Ministers of the Pacific Alliance.

  • Implement in coordination with the private sector, the network of technology transfer offices of the Pacific Alliance.

  • Develop an online knowledge platform for democratization and the promotion of innovative culture in the Pacific Alliance.

Documents

  • Public - Private Agenda 2016-2018

  • PA Startup Mapping Studies

  • Studies on systemic conditions for entrepreneurship and innovation

AcelerAP

AcelerAP

  • Network of Accelerators PA (AcelerAP, by its acronym in Spanish)

    Designed to encourage rapid growth and ensure the success of entrepreneurship projects through a wide range of business resources and services, which may include rental of physical spaces, capitalization, coaching, networking (access to a network of contacts) and other basic services.

  • Objective: To enable entrepreneurs and innovators from the four countries to make soft landing of their projects in any of the countries of the PA and to access any market within those countries, expanding their business opportunities and strategic networks

  • Work Areas: Selection and negotiation with accelerators for the establishment of a network of business accelerators of the PA; definition of its operation protocol and work schedule.

InnoAP

InnoAP

  • Network of Innovation Agencies PA (InnovAP, by its acronym in Spanish)

    Whose objective is to support the internationalization of innovative entrepreneurship through the AcceleraAP and AngelesAP initiatives. Its work focus is based on:

    • To be a space for learning and good practices: for the discussion of policies, institutions, regulatory issues and experiences of other countries.

    • Design calls and propose financing: for the approach of common challenges, execution of activities and joint financing tending to advance the public-private agenda.

    • Address challenges by clusters: to finance issues in common industries that are part of the countries’ strategy.

  • Objective: to strengthen the innovation capabilities of established companies, with emphasis on the incorporation of culture and innovation practices that allow to take advantage of opportunities at regional level.

    The incorporation of companies into the regional ecosystem will be encouraged through the establishment of links among companies from different countries and with the communities of emerging companies in the region.

  • Work Areas: identification of the main gaps to promote innovative practices with a regional perspective, definition of the selection criteria of the participating companies, financing models and incorporation of best practices at the international level in this area.

ÁngelesAP

ÁngelesAP

  • Network of Angel investors of PA (AngelesAP, by its acronynim Spanish)

    Network of groups of angel investors mainly, as well as other types of investors such as family offices, corporate or others, with the aim of syndicating investments, sharing opportunities, achieving economies of scale in the due diligence of opportunities and take advantage of public funds support.

  • Objective: To connect entrepreneurs in the region with investors from the four countries, giving them greater opportunities for financing and, at the same time, making available to investors a greater diversity of businesses with potential at a regional level.

    In this way both entrepreneurs and investors will have access to a portfolio of projects simultaneously. The network of Angel investors is a natural and necessary complement to the PA business accelerator, generating in this way a virtuous circle between entrepreneurs and investors of the Pacific Alliance.

  • Work Areas: Selection and negotiation with networks in each country for the establishment of a network of angel investors of the PA; definition of its operating protocol and a work agenda.

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