ITU Workshop on “ICT Innovations in Emerging Countries” (New Delhi, India, 14 March 2013). Innovation & Standardization Policy Management. Dr Rekha Jain Executive Chair IIMA Idea Telecom Centre of Excellence (IITCOE) Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad India. Innovation Policies.
Applications, Content and Platforms
Role of Adjacent Industries (healthcare, education, payment systems, transportation)
Role of Standardization
Standards Development Organizations
Telecom Fund (Telecom Entrepreneurship R&D and Manufacturing Promotion Fund – Rs 17500 Cr)
Telecom Entrepreneurship Promotion Fund (TEPF) – (Rs 2,500 Cr)
Telecom Research Development Fund (TRDF) - (Rs 5,000 Cr)
Telecom Manufacturing Promotion Fund (TMP) - (Rs 10,000 Cr)
Emphasis on entire life cycle
Access to Product Labs
Support Creation of IPR and patents and standardization
Provide training on different standards in the core and adjacent fields
Attempts at creating a Development Standards Organization of India to promote India-specific requirements.
WGs reflect the need for standards in emerging areas
Interest in setting up DOSTI from the industry, academia
For the SIG, joint working groups with key user groups (health, agriculture, education) need to be formed
What kind of structures to be formed?
Work with sector specific agencies