SPRI is actively involved in networks



Co-financed by: EU DG Enterprise and Industry.

Aim: To provide information and advisory services concerning business policies and opportunities at European level, as well as assistance in technology transfer processes and access to European programmes to finance R&D&I.

The EEN Basque Node is made up of: SPRI (coordinator), BEAZ, Cámara de Comercio e Industria de Álava, Cámara de Comercio, Industria y Navegación de Bilbao, Cámara de Comercio, Industria y Navegación de Gipuzkoa, INNOBASQUE.




The European Association of Development Agencies consists of network of about 130 regional development agencies throughout the European Union. SPRI is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association.

Aim: To report and discuss EU funding policies and instruments. It is in direct communication with the European Commission in the development of regional development policies. It facilitates the exchange of good practices between members and collaboration in transnational projects.




The Spanish Association of Regional Development Agencies (Agencias de Desarrollo Regional Españolas) is a network made up of the business promotion bodies of the Autonomous Communities. It provides forums for reflection, news services, studies, exchange of experiences and joint initiatives. The Association also coordinates the Latin American Development Agencies Group (Grupo Iberoamericano de Agencias de Desarrollo).


TCI-Network, The Competitiveness Institute


Founded in 1998, TCI-Network is the leading global network of main organisations and practitioners with deep expertise in clusters and competitiveness, bringing together development agencies, government departments, cluster organizations, academic institutions, companies and multilateral organizations that collaborate in a unique open, flexible and practical context to advance in the practice of competitiveness, innovation and cluster in more than 110 countries.

SPRI contributes actively in the TCI-Network by taking part in specialized working groups, mentoring programmes, learning meetings and projects like the European CLUSTER.S3 initiative, which is led by SPRI.


Q-epea. Euskal Erakunde Publikoak Bikaintasunerantz - Entidades Públicas Vascas por la Excelencia - Basque Public Entities for Excellence


Founded in 2002 with the support of EUSKALIT, Q-epea is currently made up of 28 Basque public institutions (government and publicly-owned companies) in all fields, committed to the pursuit of excellence in management with a dual goal: to progress in improving management in its institutions through shared learning and to promote this improvement in the Basque public sector.

SPRI plays an active role in Q-epea by taking part in the different specialised working groups: service charts, indicator battery, transparency (led by SPRI).