The Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI) is an international consultancy firm with offices in Portugal, Spain, the United States, China, an affiliated office in Brussels and operations in a wide range of countries. SPI’s mission is the management of projects that foster innovation, entrepreneurship and promote international opportunities. In fulfilling its mission, SPI has created competences in different areas which include: mapping of research and innovation systems, development of strategies and policy dialogue, dissemination, training and training needs assessment, and program and project evaluation. Furthermore, it is an associated member of the European Business & Innovation Centre Network and has a wide network of contacts with different kinds of R&D and innovation actors across Europe and beyond. SPI is a certified training management company, with many projects undertaken that focus on the provision of training implementation for SMEs and a wide range of other organizations. SPI’s certification and experience includes the following areas: needs analysis, implementation of training and support programmes, evaluation of training and support programmes.