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Innovation and Commercialization for Economic Development Regional Workshop Concluded

19-Nov-2012 | Source : | Visits : 7195
By Ghalia EL Hadidi 

AMMAN - The “Innovation and Commercialization for Economic Development” regional workshop organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), concluded at the Royal Scientific Society. 

The two-day event aims at effectively support the ESCWA Member Countries (EMC) to enhance and strengthen their capacity in the innovation management skills of various actors in the fields of innovation and commercialization, support the creation and/or the capacity-building of the intermediary organizations in charge of implementing support activities for SMEs and enhance collaboration and the transfer of knowledge and best practices among innovation stakeholders in EMC. 

The workshop covered a host of crucial topics such as the importance of Innovation for to the Economic Development, Innovation in the Arab Universities, WIPO University Initiative Program and the Components of an Innovation Ecosystem in addition to others. 

The workshop was tailored to both people in charge of technoparks, incubators, and innovation networks, organizations that promote research discoveries, clusters, professional associations, their partners (Ministries, investment funds) and members.


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