5th CUTS-CIRC Biennial Competition, Regulation and Development Conference

Conference Programme

Agenda Report | Speakers | Registration List

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

Setting the Context: Role of Innovation for Sustainable Development

 Opening Session  | 18:00 - 20:00 | November 09, 2017

Asking the right questions underlying an innovation-based ecosystem

  • What constitutes an innovation based ecosystem?
  • What are the challenges to achieve an innovation based eco-system? How can this ecosystem aid in sustainable and inclusive development?
  • Does the ecosystem require a multilateral trade and competition policy arrangement?
  • How to balance competition principles and intellectual property rights to foster an innovation-based ecosystem?
  • How to achieve an enabling regulatory framework that promotes growth of disruptive technologies without disregarding the risks, thus fostering an innovation based ecosystem?