Here are some examples of projects undertaken internationally.
Capacity building for Qatar Science and Technology Park, with BDO Qatar (2015). Capacity building for the QSTP accelerator and incubator.
Finnish Innovation Partnership Program (Vietnam) (2015), evaluation of business incubation and related ecosystem proposals for NIRAS Finland.
Youth Employment Strategy Issues Paper for UAE (2015), for Ministry of Youth and Culture UAE, involving literature review and consultations throughout the UAE.
Development and management of Saudi Arabia’s first business incubator, BADIR-ICT, (2007 – 2010), for King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), which was then transitioned to
local management. This led to a long term contract with KACST, to support the BADIR Program, www.badir.com.sa, its work leading development of business
incubators in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and technology entrepreneurship more generally and CREEDA Projects resident consultant continues to live in Riyadh full time, supported by a team of visiting
experts. CREEDA Projects developed the Kingdom’s incubation policy also.
Development of a National Technology Business Incubation Policy for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2008 to 2009
Development of a national Technology Incubation Policy, incorporating certification and monitoring and evaluation for King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)
Consulting support to BADIR Program, 2010 to present
Supporting the BADIR Program in Saudi Arabia, including National KACST Technology Business Incubators (ICT, Biotechnology, Advanced Manufacturing, Energy and Nanotechnology), Capacity building for
technology incubators in Saudi Arabia and policy development.
Mentoring and supporting the development of Al-Jubail Mixed Use Incubator (2009-2010)
Supporting, coaching and mentoring the development of the Al-Jubail business incubator for the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Business planning for Qatar Business Incubator (2013-14), the largest mixed sue incubator in the Middle East, for Qatar Development Bank and Qatar Social Development Centre
Development of business incubation in Oman (2011 to 2013) – consortium member with UKBI and Coventry University
Development of Technology Incubation in Oman, including establishment of an ICT incubator, a policy framework and training.
Business incubation Framework, St Lucia (2010)
Development of a business incubation framework for St Lucia including a feasibility study and associated policy development.
Monitoring and Evaluation of Chilean Business incubators, 2009, 2010
Developing, piloting and implementing a monitoring and evaluation framework for Chile’s 29 business incubators to drive continuous improvement.
Feasibility study for a Women’s Business Incubator in Vanuatu, 2009
Feasibility study for a women’s business incubator in Vanuatu, for AusAid, which concluded a women’s business support service is more appropriate
Development of a Monitoring and Evaluation System for Mexican Business Incubators, 2008 to 2009
Development of a monitoring and evaluation methodology for the Mexican Government to drive better practices and improvement in Mexico’s business incubators.