KEYNOTE 1

Strategic Partnerships for Socio-Economic Growth

Location: Conference Room 4th floor Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel

Monday 21 May 2018, 15:30 – 15:45

 

Innovation has an important role fostering sustainable and inclusive economic growth. Innovation policies are key elements promoting productive transformations, catching-up processes and structural change. Following an historical perspective, the presentation will stress the evolution, scope and effects that innovation activities have in contemporary societies and will present different innovation types. In addition, it will analyse the importance of strategic partnerships as key instruments to support economic growth. In this regard, Open Innovation plays a fundamental role in disseminating knowledge, in creating new sources for innovative opportunities as well as additional cooperation possibilities. The presentation will address the importance of Open Innovation, its core framework conditions and Uruguay´s main innovation highlights.

 

Fernando Brum

President
National Research and Innovation Agency (ANII)

Uruguay