6. Policy Implications and Outlook

Questions to be addressed in the panel discussion include the following:

  1. How can innovation policies support pro-inclusive and grassroots innovation? How should they be integrated as part of overall national innovation policy framework?  
  2. What novel approaches can be adopted to enhance the contribution of innovation policies to inclusive growth?
  3. To what extent do inclusive innovation policies remain important as countries progress in development?
  4.  What is the current state of development support regarding S&T and inclusive innovation in particular?

Chair:    Andrew Wyckoff, Director for Science, Technology and Innovation, OECD


  • Imraan Patel, Deputy Director-General, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa
  • Yongsuk Jang, Science and Technology Policy Institute, Korea
  • Onno Ruhl, Country Director for India, World Bank Group
  • Carlos Guaipatin, Inter-American Development Bank
  • CASTED/MOST Representative, China
  • Susanne Dorasil, Head of Division, Division for Sustainable Economic Policy, German Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development