Inception Meeting on Science, Technology and Innovation Report

12 Mar 2018
Incheon, Republic of Korea

ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office, in collaboration with ESCAP's Trade, Investment and Innovation Division, will host an inception meeting on 12 March 2018 on the topic of science, technology and innovation (STI) policy. This meeting will be attended by experts from the subregion and invited experts from other ESCAP members to discuss the approach of a new ESCAP study focusing on the role of STI policy in the economic transformation of selected East Asian countries up till the present, and the ongoing role of STI policy in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution and frontier technologies in light of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).