International Conference on Innovation for Inclusive Growth

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the World Bank Group (WBG) and the United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and social Research and training centre on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) jointly organise an International Conference on Inclusive Innovation on February 10-12, 2015 in New Delhi, India.

The objective of the three-day conference is to share lessons learned and foster discussion and policy exchange among stakeholders on the contributions of innovations to inclusive growth. A central question participants will seek to address is what role governments, private sector, research community and other entities can play in enabling inclusive innovations to emerge and scale up: “How can we create an enabling environment for inclusive innovations to widely contribute to social and economic development?” The conference will consist of three components providing a multidimensional perspective on the question and leveraging the joint expertise of participating institutions.


10 February 2015

On February 10th, the OECD jointly with the CII hosted the Policy Dialogue on Innovation for Inclusive Growth. The event was designed as a forum fostering high-level discussion and policy exchange among the variety of stakeholders concerned with the question of how innovation can best serve inclusive development. The objective was to draw an overview of the macro-level dimensions of inclusive innovation. The different sessions focused...

11 February 2015

On February 11th, WBG will organize an interactive forum on Implementation of Inclusive Innovation Policies identifying what is required for inclusive innovations to be effectively delivered in specific domains and country contexts. It will further connect the macro-level perspective of government and policy makers with that of grassroots level innovators, active in the developing countries and emerging economies. The interactive sessions will draw from...

12 February 2015

UNU-MERIT will hold the 8th Conference on Micro Evidence on Innovation and Development on February 12th. The MEIDE brings together leading academics in the field of innovation for development from around the world to discuss their research findings regarding the importance of innovation for economic growth and development. Preference is given to empirical research based on micro data. A specific focus of the 2015 edition of the conference...


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New Delhi 110 021