25 – 27 September 2013. Ouagadougou. Burkina Faso. The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) organized a workshop around the valorization of research results.
This was based on a prio selection of research papers on following themes:
- Constraints and opportunities specific to African countries in the intensive use of research results and innovations for economic and social development;
- Creation of an enabling environment for the use of research results and innovations for economic and social development;
- Successful experiences of exploiting research results and innovations in developing countries: constraints and factors for success;
- Strategic approaches to promote the exploitation of research results and innovation in developing countries in one or more of the following areas; organizational and institutional capacity building, communication, protection of intellectual property, taking gender into account, development of public-private sector partnership, etc.