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Metropolitan Innovation Systems (MIS) of Capital Cities in Western Balkan Countries and Moldova – Baseline Assessment and Potential Capacity Building in the EU-Context

From BACID
Name Metropolitan Innovation Systems (MIS) of Capital Cities in Western Balkan Countries and Moldova – Baseline Assessment and Potential Capacity Building in the EU-Context
Country The whole region
Programme Component BACID Fund
Year 2017
Priority Theme Smart City
Topic Smart City - Governance
Implementing Organisations EUPro, Bureau für Europäische Projekte (Bureau for European Projects)
Partner Organisations NALAS - Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South East Europe
Last update 6. 9. 2018 by Admin
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Status

IMPLEMENTED

Objectives and results

The action aims at providing a baseline assessment of Metropolitan Innovation Systems (MIS) in the capital cities of Montenegro, Moldova and Albania.

The expected results of the action are:

  • Overview of currently used instruments, programmes and financial structures (municipal service delivery areas) in the selected metropolises (LGA) compared to Ljubljana (Slovenia) and Vienna (Austria);
  • Overview of foreign direct investments (FDI) from EU, USA, Asia (China) and other countries to be invested in infrastructure and innovation on metropolitan/municipal level;
  • Initial recommendations for reform in the selected municipalities (LGA).

Implemented activities

  1. Baseline assessment of MIS in the capital cities of beneficiary countries;
  2. Comparison with MIS of Ljubljana (Slovenia) and Vienna (Austria);
  3. Initial recommendations for reform initiatives towards a pragmatic approach for municipal governments and other stakeholders of the innovation system.

Available materials

Metropolitan Innovation Systems (MIS) study AG Welzl EUPRO & NALAS December 2017 (pdf)

Further information and contact

Mag. Alexander G. Welzl
EUPro, Bureau für Europäische Projekte (Bureau for European Projects)
email. mailto:alexander.welzl@eupro.at