Mesopartner has developed or co-developed a number of methods and tools that are widely used by territorial development practitioners:

  • PACA - Participatory Appraisal of Competitive Advantage, a method to kick-start or energise an LED initiative
  • RALIS - Rapid Appraisal of Local Innovation Systems
  • Genesis - Strategy. Scenarios. Catalytic Projects.
  • The Hexagon of Local Economic Development, a model to organise the key issues in LED in a way that is easily memorised 
  • The Compass of Local Economic Development, a highly efficient tool for monitoring, strategising and action planning 
  • Regional Economic Potential Analysis to identify growth sectors
  • The LED Café, a tool to engage with large groups