Presentation on theme: "APCTT United Nations Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) www.apctt.org."— Presentation transcript:
APCTT United Nations Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT)
APCTT Our New Initiatives
APCTT TECH-MART Entities: Government Supported Research Institutions, Universities, Private Companies and Individuals Coverage Asia Pacific Region as well as Other Regions in a Global Network of Technology Transfer Intermediaries Bridge between Technology Sellers and Buyers See
APCTT NETWORK OF TECHNOLOGY4SME PORTALS Country Specific Technology Transfer Web-Portal Technology transfer transaction –Tech offer –Tech request –Technology database –Search engine
APCTT NETWORK OF TECHNOLOGY4SME PORTALS Technology and market news –New technologies –Hi-technology products –Market news Science and technology policy Science and technology events Science and technology information Technhology4sme web-portals in member countries interconnected. See
APCTT BUSINESS E-COACH A nation specific web-portal Sector and country specific Laws and regulations for business management and business start-up Business start-up procedures Business support provisions: grants, subsidies, tax reduction, employment FDI and joint venture policies E-commerce
APCTT BUSINESS E-COACH Proficient management of SMEs Basic knowledge and current trend of business management Articles on business management Case studies on success and failure in business. Business e-Coach web-portals of the member countries interconnected to promote joint ventures, inward and outward investment in the region. See
APCTT NATIONAL R&D INFORMATION NETWORK A web-based national R&D information service to R&D communities in the Asia Pacific region National R&D information - National R&D programmes and projects - Research organizations - Researchers - International cooperation activities
APCTT NATIONAL R&D INFORMATION NETWORK R&D community in the Asia and Pacific region - Major events: seminars, conferences, workshops - Partner search - Salient R&D successes -Employment opportunities -Online communication among researchers Start from 2006 for 3 years.
APCTT Our Special Networks
APCTT BINASIA Biotechnology Information Network for Asia (BINASIA) To promote cooperation in R&D and information sharing in the area of biotechnology. Initiated in 2003 by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Government of the Republic of Korea and APCTT. Participating Countries (13) : Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam. See
APCTT APTMNET Asia-Pacific Traditional Medicine and Herbal Technology Network (APTMNET) On-line network for R&D institutions, higher education institutions and private companies. Developed by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of China & APCTT in 2002 Participating Countries (14) : Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam See
APCTT Promotion of National Innovation Systems
APCTT NATIONAL INNOVATION SYSTEM Project Goal: Establish on-line, off-line NIS networks in the Asia Pacific region. Entities: Policy makers, R&D institutions, universities, industries. Duration: 1.5 years.
APCTT NATIONAL INNOVATION SYSTEM Purpose: - To learn how to build NIS in member countries. - To learn about good frameworks and practices from other partners. Method: -Seminars, workshops and fora on NIS organized to share good institutional frameworks and create an off-line partnership. -An NIS on-line network established simultaneously on the APCTT homepage.
APCTT NATIONAL INNOVATION SYSTEM Proposed schedule of meetings: Asia Pacific Meeting of High-Level Policy Makers Apr India National Workshops on NIS Focusing on Knowledge Flow and Partnerships Aug Malaysia Oct India (South) Dec China Feb India (West) Apr Thailand Jul India (East)
APCTT WHY TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER ? USA: 40 % of global R&D expenditure Japan: 15 % Germany, UK, France: around 3-5 % Korea: 2.5 %
APCTT TECHNOLOGY IS FREE? BUT WHAT ABOUT CHOCOLATE ? One high technology costs more than a billion USD A superstar in Samsung receives: 1 million USD annual salary million worth house and best Korean made car + First Class overseas travel Role: Develops new high techs, future techs
APCTT METHODS OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Technology Trade : Direct, intermediaries Recruitment of very skilled, knowledgeable employees Mergers and acquisition Reverse engineering Publication : Research reports, proceedings, newspapers
APCTT PREREQUISITE FOR NEW TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCTION Absorption and assimilation ability, mind and corporate culture Sound downstream technologies Eligible manpower
APCTT Thank you UNAPCTT P.O. Box 4575, C-2, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi – Tel : , | Fax : | Website : Reach us at: