The Islands of Innovation is an EU Interreg project which seeks to help islands share innovation opportunities and learn from each other. As a matter, on top of facing climate change, islands also have to grapple with the loss of population, isolation, vulnerable environments and limited economic activity.
Through the project, remote islands have addressed the opportunities of diversification of their economies by improving their innovation policies. By improving public policies, Islands of Innovations have turned islands into innovation-promoting vessels, which keeps and attracts young, innovative and entrepreneurial people and activities to islands. This has been done through policy improvement, learning sessions, action plan development, best practices and the active work of regional shareholders.
The TIPPING Guide is the end result of the project, which disseminate the knowledge gained by the participatory islands from The Netherland, Denmark, Portugal, Estonia, France and Greece.
In sum, the TIPPING guide features:
The TIPPING Guide is used to assess islands’ local and regional innovation governance.
You can use it to: