Another step towards Science Technology and Innovation Policy

Another step towards Science Technology and Innovation Policy

By St Lucia First

The National Competiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC) in collaboration with Compete Caribbean and IfM ECS (Cambridge University) has reported the successful completion of phase one of a two phased online capacity building programme.

This training programme is geared towards to the formulation of a Science Technology and Innovation (STI) policy for St. Lucia which forms part of the National Competitiveness Agenda.

Phase one spanned September 8th to 29th 2020 and covered topics such as: innovation and its ecosystems, STI policies, mega trends driving changes in global industries, sources of value capture, market and system failures amongst other discussion topics relevant to the Saint Lucian economy.

Phase two commenced 29th September and is scheduled to conclude on October 9th with Live virtual discussion and question and answer session.

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