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The 2nd International Conference on STI and Development
From 29th to 30th September 2016, STEPI-IICC and the World Bank jointly hosted the 2nd International Conference on STI and Development at Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel in Seoul, Korea. As a follow-up to the last year’s conference on the theme of Innovation for Shared Prosperity, this year’s conference covered the theme of Innovations for Shared Prosperity: Addressing Development Challenges through STI Capacity Building.

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This conference dealt with overarching development challenges such as agriculture, water and health in developing countries. Through STI capacity building, the issue of development challenges can be addressed based on partnership among government, research institutes, universities and international organizations.

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More than 200 participants from research institutes, universities, government and international organizations attended the conference. Additionally, 6 foreign ambassadors to Korea expressed their deep interests in the conference.

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The conference provided a platform to exchange the knowledge on the STI capacity building and emphasized the importance of the role of STI capacity building. The STI capacity building can be a vital tool for developing innovation system and decision making. The 3rd International Conference will be held next year and continue as an international platform to both share and develop knowledge on STI and development.
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