Cayman Islands

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Economic outlines and opportunities for innovation

Main industries are financial services, tourism, and real estate sales and development. Key opportunities for innovation
  • Increased use of renewable energy
  • Implementation of national recycling program
  • Green destination certification
Key idea: To make Little Cayman the first carbon neutral island in the Caribbean with an internationally recognised green destination certification

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Member state: United Kingdom
Surface (km2): 264
EEZ (km2): 119 137
Population (2012): 56 732
Capital: George Town
Languages: English
GDP per capita (€ – 2012): 45 530
Main economic sectors: Financial services, Tourism, Real Estate Sales & Development
Government website:

Innovation Manager

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  • Cayman Airport

    A new-state-of-the-art airport opened its doors on Wednesday 27th of March 2019. The striking new airport is eco-friendly with solutions such as a geothermal air conditioning system, a reflective roof and high-efficiency LED lighting.Octa Innovation WebsiteFacebookGoogle+LinkedinTwitter    Read More
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  • Anguilla Thematic Workshop

    We thank to Bren Romney and to his team for great cooperation for having well organised, successful OCTA Innovation Thematic Workshop in Anguilla on 11-12 of October 2018.Octa Innovation WebsiteFacebookGoogle+LinkedinTwitter    Read More
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  • Best beach in World – Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos

     Grace Bay in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos has been awarded the title of best beach in World, voted by Travellers on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website.“This beach has shades of blue and green which are just a feast for the eyes. The water is generally gentle making swimming easy. The easy slope makes wading […]    Read More
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  • Innovation News

  • Regional Innovation Workshop in Sint Maarten, 5-7 October

    Caribbean regional workshop will take place 5-7 October 2015 at Sint Maarten. The main aim of the activity is to improve OCTs and OCTA’s capacities and ensure better exchange of experience and expertise in Innovation by gathering the IMs and other relevant stakeholders in regional workshops and a project conference, which would contribute to facilitate […]    Read More
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  • Joint Statement By UK Overseas Territories Leaders

    BVI, 27 July 2015 – Hamilton, Bermuda – July 24: We, the elected Leaders and or Representatives of the Overseas Territories, met on 23rd – 24th July 2015, to discuss issues of mutual interest and the forthcoming Joint Ministerial Council Meeting (JMC), with UK Ministers to be held in December 2015 in London. The purpose […]    Read More
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  • Reports

  • Cayman’s Economy Sustained Growth in 2015

    [Cayman Statistics] The country’s estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices rose by 2.0 percent in 2015. This was the highlight of The Cayman Islands’ Annual Economic Report 2015 released by the Economics and Statistics Office. “Despite challenges from the global economy, I am pleased that the combined performance of all our productive sectors achieved […]    Read More
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  • NCB Group Wins Regional Investor of the Year Award 2014

    Bridgetown, Barbados, November 27, 2014. The second edition of the Regional Investor of the Year Award was held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic on 17 November 2014 before a host of invited guests, including representatives from the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA).  The event, part […]    Read More
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  • Octa Innovation Website