Fostering Innovation, increasing competitiveness and promoting growth in the Caribbean.

Sylvia Dohnert is the Executive Director of the Compete Caribbean Programme of the Inter-American Development Bank

In the past decades the Caribbean region has faced multiple challenges to enhance a business environment that encourages innovation and initiative. The Compete Caribbean Programme believes in the implementation of four practical tools for stimulating economic growth to promote innovation and competitiveness: business grouping initiatives, subsidies for competitive innovation, business environment and innovation reforms, and generation and dissemination of knowledge. Read paper