"The role of higher education in innovation" workshop was held
On 30 November 2017, "The Role of Higher Education in Innovation" workshop was held at the Center for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communication of the Azerbaijan Republic (AERCAR) with the support of the World Bank.
The opening speeches were delivered by the CEO of AERCAR Dr. Vusal Gasimli and the head of the World Bank Mission Igor Heifetz.
World Bank expert Ivona Barovik made a presentation that covered the role of higher education in innovation in three areas:
* Consideration of global trends in the financing of research;
* Consideration of global trends of an enabling environment for technology transfer in Azerbaijan;
* Development of skills, encouragement of entrepreneurship and management of the innovation system.
Tofig Babayev, Director of R.I.T.A., EU4Digital: eTrade Network expert, FET& ICT NCP HORIZON2020 and HDM contact person in Azerbaijan, took part in the discussions on the presentations.