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Events & Publications on the topic: Inclusive Innovation

Frontiers of Inclusive Innovation: Formulating technology and innovation policies that leave no one behind

Science, technology and innovation (STI) can increase the efficiency, effectiveness and impact of efforts to meet the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The successful adoption of existing innovations has enabled many economies to sustain economic growth. Innovation can expand access to education and health-care services. Technologies, such as those supporting renewable energy, are also providing options for more environmentally sustainable development paths.

ESCAP and Mahidol University signed a memorandum of agreement to establish SDG Solutions Lab in Thailand

Mrs. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, ESCAP Executive Secretary, and Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, M.D., President of Mahidol University witnessed signing of a Memorandum of Agreement  on SDG Solutions Lab by Mr. Adnan H. Aliani, Director, Strategy and Programme Management Division, ESCAP and Assoc. Prof. Jackrit Suthakorn, Ph.D., Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University. 

Webinar on Promoting Grassroots Innovation: Present Situation, Challenges, and Policies

2 NOV 2020 TO 3 NOV 2020 BANGKOK, THAILAND VIRTUAL Grassroots innovation is a modality of inclusive innovation that enables affordable, niche-adapted solutions developed by members of informal sector at community level, like farmers, artisans, workers, mechanics, children etc., to address unmet needs or local problems, often unaided by public sector or actors in the formal sector, including firms, science and technological institutions, and non-governmental organisations.

Accelerating Impact Investment in Asia and the Pacific

3 December 2020, 3:00 pm (Bangkok time; 8:00 am GMT) Virtual event   Join UNESCAP and the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) for impact investment digital policy resource launch: "Towards an Enabling Policy Environment for Impact Investment in Asia and the Pacific".