Building Innovation Ecosystems and Innovation and Knowledge Hubs

Research and Technology Parks around the world are reshaping the structure of regional and national economies, creating employment, growth and a new knowledge society.
What are the best practices around the world and how they can be adopted in the UAE?


Program Objectives

  1. This program will inform participants of the best practices around the world to stimulate knowledge and creativity in the economy.
  2. Learning how to transform the business environment into a nurturing ecosystem.
  3. Learning how to invest in knowledge hubs and to develop strong institutions for the future knowledge society and knowledge economy.
  4. Learning facilitation practices for multi-stakeholder engagement.


Program Outline

  • Models of innovation
  • Open innovation in an ecosystem
  • Challenges to learning and creativity in open collaboration
  • Strengths and weaknesses of the current models for knowledge transfer
  • Learning from the best practice


Who should attend?

  • Members of government responsible for implementing Innovation Strategy
  • Public administrators tasked with institutional development, policy development and policy implementation for enhanced innovation.
  • Members of policy groups tasked with innovation program development and financing.
  • Innovation leaders and senior managers who are tasked with delivering significant growth to their organizations.
  • Business leaders and innovation managers


Course Duration:   5 days

Participants:           Maximum 12 participants