Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 13

Global Knowledge Initiative

“The Global Knowledge Initiative’s (GKI) guiding objective is to stimulate fruitful science, technology, and knowledge partnerships for development. According their definition, a fruitful partnership is “a partnership that builds the capacity of people and organizations globally to generate new knowledge or transfer existing knowledge from those who have it to those who need it. The GKI …

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Nov 13

Regional Inclusive Innovation Policy Forum in Beijing: Inclusive Innovation for Sustainable Growth

“What is inclusive innovation? In China, scientists developed a multi-functional diagnosis table, which integrates diverse healthcare checks into one bed. And it only costs $5,000, significantly lower than other medical equipments with similar functions. In the Philippines, a contact center has been set up for farmers and fishermen to get professional advices in agriculture and fisheries technologies, …

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Nov 11

Social Frontiers Research Conference: The Next Edge of Social Innovation Reserach

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  “The first Social Frontiers Research Conference took place at Glasgow Caledonian University London campus in Shoreditch, East London on the 14 and 15 of November 2013. Over the two days, Social Frontiers brought together 120 individuals from across the world with the aim of strengthening the community of social innovation researchers. The conference itself …

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