INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL COOPERATION. VIII COMCYT Meeting “Quality Infrastructure & Innovation: Energy, climate change, biodiversity” Washington, 15 th of November 2013 Dr. Alexis Valqui. Quality Infrastructure. Several linkages between QI and innovation.
INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL COOPERATION
VIII COMCYT Meeting
“Quality Infrastructure & Innovation:
Energy, climate change, biodiversity”
Washington, 15th of November 2013
Dr. Alexis Valqui
Source: Harmes-Liedtke, U. (2010): The Relevance of Quality Infrastructure to Promote Innovation Systems in Developing Countries, PTB Discussion Paper 3, Braunschweig
Research and innovation e.g. in the automotive, forestry, metalworking, energy, aeronautical, optics, chemistry, medical, etc. sectors require of new measurement and testing methods, competent laboratories….
…. and international standards that support the global dissemination of technological developments
Quality Infrastructure for Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency (R3E) in LAC - QIREEELAC
Solar Water Heaters
Transmission & Distribution
Transversal AwarenessBuilding & Cooperation
Example: Energy Efficiency Labelling
Indicators – one for each priority area
Quality Infrastructure for Climate Change and Biodiversity in Latin America and the Caribbean
First we take measurements,
then we take measures
Thank you for your attention!
Gracias por su atención!