Technical Assistance is an EU-funded service LCBA Mexico aims to offer high potential partnerships between European and Mexican companies that form throughout the initiative.
Companies on the LCBA platform will be encouraged to develop Joint Business Concepts. The most promising Joint Business Concepts will be selected and provided with up to 3 Technical Assistance Packages, i.e. tailored advisory services provided by experts on relevant topics based on each partnership's needs analysis with the aim of accelerating commercialisation.
Each Technical Assistance package is comprised of up to 6 Advisory days to be delivered in a timeframe of 4 months.
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FOUND A POTENTIAL PARTNER?
A high potential collaboration between a European company and a Mexican partner has been identified.
SUBMIT YOUR JOINT BUSINESS CONCEPT
Click on apply now to fill in the Technical Assistance application and sign the Joint Business Concept letter.
ASSESSMENT & SELECTION
The most promising partnerships will be selected to receive Technical Assistance.
PARTNERSHIPS BENEFIT FROM UP TO 3 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PACKAGES
Receive up to 25 days of tailored coaching from experts based on your need analysis during a timeframe of 4 months.
SUPPORT FOR COMMERCIALISATION & DEAL SIGNING
Follow a guided road map and get commercialisation support to sign a deal.
The submission of your JBC should be done by one of the partner companies. Note that all information provided must be agreed in advance between both parties. This step is not legally binding and aims to provide a framework for the partnership.
Definition of the roadmap for deal signing and commercialisation. It includes documentation review, comments and recommendations on the material prepared by EU and Mexican entities. The roadmap comprises a timeline with milestones and next steps to implement the deal.
At this stage, companies may submit remaining questions for clarification with experts and will receive feedback on points of improvement.
Support the implementation of a methodological approach to measure and track economic and environmental impacts, also defining a current baseline for progress monitoring and GHG reductions.
This Assistance Package is essential to facilitate the final assessment of the Programme’s Impact (Task 06) and mandatory to all JBCs.
Fine tuning the partnership’s strategies from concept design to implementation. This includes:
Review partners’ historical and forecast performance from the perspective of its markets, its customers, its competitors and its internal capabilities. It provides the counterpart company with a detailed, objective and fact-based review of the partners’ strategic risks and opportunities, as well as a quantitative assessment of the growth projections used as a basis for the transaction. It includes:
Understanding the cultural, political and economic scenario as well as the regulatory framework of Mexico in a specific sector of activity. This includes:
Definition and co-design of a successful operation model and value chain, with an assessment of costs scenarios to define optimal implementation strategy of the partnership. This includes:
Assessment of project’s financial viability and definition of funding mechanisms. This includes:
Assessment of project, technology or solutions’ fits to the Mexican market. This includes:
Supported by Latin America IP SME Helpdesk, this assistance verifies the current extension of EU SME’s Intellectual Property in Mexico and indicates the path for registration, if needed.
Support companies establishing their contractual legal roles and expectations in order to define binding agreement. It includes: