NPO participated in the Coordination Meeting of National Experts for Research on Science & Technology and Innovation Policies (STIP) in APO Member Countries & Application for Productivity Enhancemen
Dr. Jamshed Khan General Manager, National Productivity Organization (NPO) represented Pakistan as National Expert in APO program on “Research on Science & Technology and Innovation Policies (STIP) in member countries & application for productivity Enhancement" held in Vientiane, Lao PDR from 21 to 23 November, 2017. The program was implemented by Department of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion (DOSMEP), Lao National Productivity Organization (LNPO), Ministry of Industry & Commerce. The meeting was attended by a chief expert and national experts from nine APO member countries including: Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.
The objective of the coordination meeting of the National Experts was to discuss the key trends impacting science, technology, and innovation (STI), collaborative linkages among STI actors, recent developments in STI policy (STIP), STI outlook focusing on future STI systems and policy implications to strengthen scientific, technological, and innovative performance in APO member. The meeting was also aimed at reaching an agreement on the methodology, data collection, data analysis, indicators to be included, timeline to report and format of the research report.
Group photo of participants Chief Expert briefing the meeting participants