Date:Thursday, October 10, 2013 - Friday, October 11, 2013
Time:9:00 AM (GST) - 5:00 PM (GST)
Duration:8 Hours (per day)
National Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) strategies have been developed and implemented in many countries. They articulate the government’s vision of STI’s contribution to social and economic development and the corresponding investment and reform agendas. STI policy evaluation has attracted policy attention recently because governments are devoting significant resources to R&D and innovation at a time of fiscal crisis. Many governments have consolidated evaluation frameworks, streamlined evaluation procedures (sometimes through the establishment of a single dedicated agency) or reinforced co-ordination of evaluation units. Some countries have worked to harmonize practices by defining common methodologies and consolidating indicators, and a few are building data infrastructures and expert communities.
Based on the premises given above, this workshop is designed to firm up the national science-based reform agenda for the UAE to leverage its multidimensional advantage in terms of technology, connectivity, and innovativeness. This is a move forward to firm up the position of the UAE as an innovation-driven economy and a global leader in science and technology.
Registration is required.To register and to know more about the workshop, please contact International Centre for Strategic Analysis (ICSANA).
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