To modernise university management of innovation and research in South American Countries, predicated upon European good practice in the European Research Area.

The specific objectives of the project are:


Measure innovation and research in partner universities, provide comparative analysis to European processes, identify areas for change and assist in setting targets for improvement.


Develop an institutional management model for research and innovation at partner institutions predicated upon existing practices in the European Research Area and further afield. This includes setting up an appropriate administrative and legal framework and the required infrastructure, and offering services and training in collaboration with the local and regional industry and community.


Pilot the new model in partner universities to inform their improvement and support their sustainability through targeted dissemination, monitoring and evaluation of impact.


Disseminate good practices and share practical experience in university management of innovation and research and promote and support the foundation of a research and innovation network across Latin American Countries and Europe.