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National Workshop on Linkages and Partnerships among Enterprises
R&D Institutions and Academia/Universities to Foster Innovation and Transfer of Technology

22-23 December 2010
Hanoi, Viet Nam

Organized by
Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT)
of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
New Delhi, India

in cooperation with and hosted by
National Agency for Science and Technology Information (NASATI),
Vietnam Centre for Technology Information Exchange, Government of Viet Nam

Supported by
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR)
Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

Programme

22 December 2010, Wednesday

Inaugural Session

0830-0900 Registration
0900-0915 Welcome Address
Mr. K. Ramanathan, Head of APCTT-ESCAP
0915-0945 Opening Address
Mr. Ta Ba Hung, Director General, NASATI, Government of Viet Nam
0945-1000 Vote of ThanksMs. Le Thi Khanh Van, Deputy Director General, NASATI and Director, Viet Nam Centre for Technology Information Exchange
1000-1030 Coffee/Tea break

Session I: Introduction to Key Components of National Innovation Systems (NIS)

1030-1100 “Key components of NIS and promotion of NIS in the Asia-Pacific region – role of APCTT”
Mr. N. Srinivasan, In-Charge, Innovation Management, APCTT-ESCAP
1100-1130 “Structuring a NIS to foster linkages and partnerships among R&D institutions, academia and SMEs”
Mr. K. Ramanathan, APCTT-ESCAP
1100-1130 “Status of linkages and partnerships among R&D institutions, academia and SMEs in Viet Nam”
Ms. Le Thi Khanh Van, Deputy Director General, NASATI and Director, Viet Nam Centre for Technology Information Exchange
1200-1300 Lunch break

Session II: Policy- and Market-Driven Linkages and Partnerships among Key actors of NIS – Best Practices

Moderator – Mr. K. Ramanathan, APCTT-ESCAP

1300-1345 “Major national policies of China for promoting and facilitating linkages and partnerships among R&D institutions, academia and SMEs”Mr. Sun Jianxin, Senior Engineer, Torch hi-tech Industry Development Centre, Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST), Government of P.R. of China
1345-1430 “Development and management of technology incubators in Korea”
Mr. Hongryel Felix Choi, Senior Researcher, Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT), Republic of Korea
1430-1515 “National funding programmes of India for nurturing partnerships among SMEs and R&D institutions”
Mr. Pradosh Nath, Scientist G, National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS), New Delhi, India
1530-1630 Coffee/Tea break
1500-1530 Discussions

Session III: Commercialization of Public R&D Outputs – Best Practices
Moderator – Mr. N. Srinivasan, APCTT-ESCAP

0900-0945 “Policies and practices of China in commercialization of public R&D outputs”
Mr. Sun Jianxin, Senior Engineer, Torch Hi-tech Industry Development Centre, Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST), Government of P.R. of China
0945-1030 “Support mechanisms for commercialization of public R&D outputs in Korea”
Mr. Hongryel Felix Choi, Senior Researcher, Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT), Republic of Korea
0945-1030 “Commercialization of public R&D outputs in India – challenges and opportunities”
Mr. Pradosh Nath, Scientist G, National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS), New Delhi, India
1100-1120 Coffee/Tea break
1120-1200 Panel Discussions
1200-1330 Lunch break

Session IV: Evaluation of Technology and Acquisition Capability of SMEs
Moderator – Ms. Le Thi Khanh Van, NASATI

1400-1445 "Strengthening of SME capabilities for acquiring technology”
Mr. Satyabrata Sahu,APCTT-ESCAP
1445-1530 “Management of Innovation and IPR by SMEs”
Mr. Anil Wali, Managing Director, Foundation for Innovation & Technology Transfer, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India
1530-1600 Coffee/Tea break

Concluding Session
Moderator – Mr. K. Ramanathan, APCTT-ESCAP

1600-1700 Panel Discussions and Recommendations
1700-1730 Closing Remarks by Ms. Le Thi Khanh Van, NASATI, and Mr. K. Ramanathan, APCTT-ESCAP