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Capacity Building of Public Innovation agencies, for the Development of the Transfer and Technological Entrepreneurship in Central America.
The objective of this Technical Cooperation (TC) is to strengthen the institutional capacities of public innovation agencies in El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Guatemala, Costa Rica so that they can design and implement public policies and programs that facilitate the execution of transfer projects and technological entrepreneurship in the participating countries. At the same time, it is hoped to support the agencies so that they can strengthen the capacities of technologically based entrepreneurs, intermediary agents such as incubators and accelerators of technological businesses, and technology transfer offices through the execution of specific pilot projects of technology transfer and entrepreneurship In a "Learning by Doing" scheme where the execution of the projects allows the different actors to interact, learn and acquire practical experience as well as developed the necessary business networks and interactions. To this end, activities will be developed in the following dimensions: (i) institutional strengthening of innovation agencies, (ii) fostering the linkage of agencies with industry and technology transfer and entrepreneurship centers, as well as the implementation of the programs designed, (Iii) implement and implement from public innovation agencies, pilot projects of transfer and technological entrepreneurship with local and regional impact and (iv) systematization and evaluation of policies and pilots implemented.

Project Detail



Project Number


Approval Date

December 6, 2017

Project Status


Project Type

Technical Cooperation





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Environmental Classification

Likely to cause minimal or no negative environmental and associated social impacts

Total Cost

USD 400,000.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 0.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 400,000.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
ATN/OC-16540-RG Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar Ordinary Capital Nonreimbursable
Operation Number ATN/OC-16540-RG
  • Lending Type: Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: Ordinary Capital
  • Financial Instrument: Nonreimbursable

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Implementation Phase
Approved TC document
Anexo IV RG-T3031.docx
Dec. 06, 2017
Approved TC document
Fortalecimiento de capacidades de las agencias de innovación pública, para el desarrollo de la Transferencia y Emprendimiento Tecnológico en Centroamérica. RG-T3031.pdf
Dec. 06, 2017
Preparation Phase
TC Abstract
RG-T3031 TC Abstract.pdf
Aug. 23, 2017
TC Abstract
TC Abstract_RG-T3031.pdf
Aug. 29, 2017

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