Category Archive: GRIID-Related Meetings

Sep 01

GRIID Meeting in Ankara

The Group for Research on innovation for Inclusive Development will meet next at the Globelics annual meeting in Ankara, Turkey. We will meet Thursday, September 12, at lunch. A special room will be designated in the general area of the conference lunch. Look for further details in the meeting program. This will be a business meeting, …

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Sep 01

“New Models of Innovation for Development” Workshop

NMI4D Workshop Group Photo 4

Innovation has been moving up the strategic agendas of business, government and international agencies working in developing countries.  New markets for innovative goods and services among those at the base of the pyramid, and new technologies – particularly information and communication technologies – are inducing and enabling new actors to become involved in innovation for …

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Aug 16

Interrogation of ‘inclusive innovation’ concept

Is the Tata Nano an example of ‘inclusive innovation?  What about solar lighting?  How do we determine what is inclusive or pro-poor? Is it about the degree of income generation or saving that is created? The degree of viable business opportunity that a new product creates? Or is it about the process of innovation around …

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Aug 01

Conference on Innovation for Inclusive Development, South Africa, 21 November 2012

“Tackling high rates of social exclusion and poverty are important challenges for many developing and emerging countries’ development strategies. However, substantial inequalities, high rates of poverty and social exclusion in many emerging and developing countries in spite of successful innovation experiences are a testimony to the fact that built-up innovation capacities is not necessarily inclusive. …

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