April 10, 2015
IDB and YABT to Coordinate Efforts on New Platform for Intellectual Property Commercialization in the Caribbean
Panama City, Panama – Representatives from the IDB and the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) announced their partnership on the Caribbean Regional Entrepreneurial Asset Commercialization Hub (REACH) platform at the IV Young Americas Forum, in the VII Summit of the Americas held in Panama, April 8-9, 2015. >>
In the Caribbean, the relationship between firm-level productivity and firm-specific as well as contextual
variables have traditionally not been well understood, due largely to unavailability of data.
Until 2011, the region did not have firm-level, internationally comparable data that could shed light on
the variables that affected productivity.