Advisory Services on Inclusive Technology and Innovation Policies

While innovation is an inherent aspect of development and a key driver of economic growth, its creation and diffusion are often restricted by social-economic factors springing from inequalities within and among nations. Policymakers need to consider carefully not only what role innovation can play for economic growth, but also how to use innovation to support broader social and economic goals and inclusive outcomes. 

ESCAP provides advisory services to support policymakers in the region to formulate STI policies that promote economic growth while pursuing social and environmental objectives and leaving no one behind.

Some of the advisory services which have been provided include: