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