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National Science, Technology and Innovation Week in Ethiopia
STEPI and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) of Ethiopia has co-organized the second annual “National Science, Technology and Innovation Week” under the theme of “Consolidated Effort in Research and Technology Transfer for National Growth” from November 17th to 18th 2016 including a two-day exhibition and panel discussions.

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STEPI invited distinguished Korean policy experts to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia and shared their valuable experiences on the topic of consolidated effort in research and technology transfer resulting in the national growth of Korea. Three major topics of the panel discussion were ▲ Consolidated effort in research and technology transfer for national growth and national technology road mapping, ▲ Advanced technologies to transform agricultural production and productivity, crop sector and livestock sector, ▲ Advanced manufacturing technologies to transform a country’s manufacturing industry. Ministers and high-level policy makers along with researchers, innovators and various institutional and individual stakeholders from both business and scientific communities participated in the discussion and shared their thoughts with Korean experts.

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The STEPI delegation also attended Ethiopia’s 7th STI Award Ceremony at African Union on November 19th 2016. The Ethiopian government and experts grasped the development experience and the role of STI during the development in Korea. The conference of the National Science, Technology and Innovation Week was held successfully and STEPI and MoST of Ethiopia agreed to continue and strengthen the cooperation.
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