Inclusive innovations have strong potential to support inclusive development. Policy has a role to play in releasing untapped potential of inclusive innovations, addressing some of the challenges that have restrained the further development and wider scale of such innovations. Possible areas for policy support are multiple: They include efforts aimed at connecting the variety of actors holding capacities for inclusive innovation: this includes public research institutes (and universities, the private sector as well as financial institutions and non-governmental organisations. Policies aiming at alleviating financial constraints are also important as access to capital for inclusive innovations remain insufficient. Moreover, providing access to knowledge and technical expertise can be a transformative tool to support grassroots innovations and fostering it should be a central part in policies supporting to inclusive innovations. This session will focus on how innovation policies can best support different types of inclusive innovations at different stages of development.