Innovation in science, technology and industry

Workshop on Innovation for Development: Converting Knowledge to Value (Paris, 28-30 January 2009): Programme and presentations

 

About the workshop

 

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

 

SESSION 1:  KNOWLEDGE AND DEVELOPMENT

 

Chair: Naser Faruqui, IDRC, Canada     
  
Dominique Foray, College of the Management of Technology, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
The Economics of Knowledge: Applications for Development

 

Stan Metcalfe, University of Manchester, UK    
Enterprise, Innovation and Evolutionary Economic Growth

 

Discussant: Ronnie Ramlogan, University of Manchester, UK
      
SESSION 2: INNOVATION AND S&T FOR DEVELOPMENT
  
Chair: Jeff Dayton-Johnson, Development Centre, OECD

 

Adrian Ely, STEPS, UK
Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto
The current process and expectations

 

Kentaro Toyama, Microsoft, India
Examples of what is working, and what is not, in support of innovation in developing countries

 

Related Experience: Geoff Oldham, University of Sussex, UK

 

Discussant: Koffi Marc Kouakou, African Development Bank

 

Chair’s summary


Thursday, January 29, 2009

 

SESSION 3: NON-TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION: CASES FROM DEVELOPING AND EMERGING ECONOMIES

 

Chair: Tomas Kjellqvist, SIDA, Sweden

 

Rasigan Maharajh, Institute for Economic Research on Innovation, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

Watu Wamae, Development Policy and Practice, Open University, UK
Overview of the issues

 

Related Experience: Kiyoto Kurokawa, JICA Development Research Institute, Japan

 

Related Experience: Ajaga Nji, Akwi Memorial Foundation, Cameroon


SESSION 4: R&D, SOUTH-NORTH and NORTH-SOUTH KNOWLEDGE SHARING, IP ISSUES IN DEVELOPING AND EMERGING ECONOMIES

 

Chair: Dirk Pilat, OECD

 

Ari Kokko, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Overview of the issues

 

Related Experience: Marcelino Lucas, Ministry of Science and Technology, Mozambique

 

Discussant: Martin Bell, University of Sussex, UK


Friday, January 30, 2009

 

SESSION 5:  FINDINGS AND ACTIONS

 

Chair: James Wilsdon, UK Royal Society

 

Rapporteur: Erika Kraemer-Mbula, SPRU, University of Sussex
What has been learned, the recurring themes

 

Presentation on next steps: Fred Gault, IDRC and OECD

 

 

Related Documents

 

Workshop on Innovation for Development: Converting Knowledge to Value (Paris, 28-30 January 2009)

 

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