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The 4th Industrial Revolution

Entrepreneurship & Digital Technologies A panel discussion was held at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination at the Cave Hill Campus of the University...

SECOND PHASE OF SUPPORT TO JAMAICA’S IGNITE FUND FOR PROMOTING INNOVATIVE FIRMS

SECOND PHASE OF SUPPORT TO JAMAICA’S IGNITE FUND FOR PROMOTING INNOVATIVE FIRMS

The Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility is exploring avenues for supporting Jamaica’s Innovation Grant from New Ideas to Entrepreneurship (IGNITE) Phase II. The IGNITE Programme is...

COMPETE CARIBBEAN APPROVES THREE NEW PROJECTS APPROVED, TO IMPROVE BUSINESS AND INNOVATION CLIMATE IN THE REGION

COMPETE CARIBBEAN APPROVES THREE NEW PROJECTS APPROVED, TO IMPROVE BUSINESS AND INNOVATION CLIMATE IN THE REGION

The three projects include: Capacity Building for Barbados in Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems  On June 4th , 2018, the Inter-American Development Bank through the Compete...

How can blockchain help to increase access to finance for Caribbean SMEs?

Block-chain has the potential to combine dimensions of digital identity like never before. Not only aggregating alternative information, block-chain maximizes frictionless transactions, security, and individual...

Jamaica Intellectual Property Asset Workshop 2018

Get Up, Stand Up for Your Rights: Intellectual Property (IP) Rights. How IPRs Can Help Our Creators Access the Finance They Need to Innovate and...

RESULTS OF CALL – CHALLENGES FOR WOMEN-OWNED FIRMS IN THE CARIBBEAN RESULTS

Dear Researchers, Our most sincere thanks to all applicants who showed an unparalleled level of dedication in participating in the call to address gender issues...

Call for Cluster Proposals – Results

In November 2017, Compete Caribbean closed a competition for clusters projects across the region, which received 91 applications. Following a thorough, systematic and difficult evaluation...

Improving Competitiveness and Innovation in the Caribbean

Roberto de Groote -- In a recent visit to Barbados, I stayed at a hotel that has catered to foreign tourists for over 25 years....

What are Technology Extension Services?

When most people hear technology, they instantly think of the latest gadgets, smartphones, wearable tech and apps on the market. But technology is broader than...

Caribbean Innovation – Present and Future

  Hyper-connectivity has become the new engine of the digital economy, which is a key driver to innovation and growth around the world. With the...