UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION. Web site: http://www.unido.org. PROGRAMME ON TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES AND INNOVATIONS TO ENHANCE PRODUCTIVITY OF INDUSTRY. Role and Impact of Technology: Increasing Globalization.
Web site: http://www.unido.org
TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES AND INNOVATIONS
TO ENHANCE PRODUCTIVITY
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Geography of Technological Innovation and Achievement
Technology Acquisition and Transfer
Technology Management and Innovation
Networking - IT
Networking - IT
Networking - IT
1. Industrial Governance and Statistics
2. Investment and Technology Promotion
3. Quality and Productivity
4. Small Business Development
6. Industrial Energy and Kyoto Protocol
7. Environmental Management
8. Montreal Protocol
To help developing countries and economies in transition bridge the technology divide and the investment gap by strengthening their capacities for transfer and acquisition of new technologies, assisting them in technology needs assessment, attracting investment for industrial projects, as well as by establishing sustainable mechanism for technology diffusion and promotion of business alliances
International Technology Centres (ITCs)
Investment and Technology Promotion Offices (ITPOs)
Africa-Asia Investment and Technology Promotion Centre (AAITPC)
Subcontracting and Partnership Exchanges (SPXs)
National Technology and Innovation Centres
National Cleaner Production Centres (NCPCs)
Continuous Improvement and Quality Management
SME Clusters and Networks Programme
Training, tools and methodologies
Technology Foresight Initiative
It aims of providing suitable methodologies to promote sustainable and innovative development, fostering economic, environmental and social benefits at national and regional levels.
The result will be the capability enabling to use technology foresight as a practical tool in designing policies and strategies that exploit emerging and critical technologies for the benefit of countries.
"Technology Transfer: Needs Assessment - Promoting Action"
Objective: To enable the countries to audit their current technological capabilities and identify strengths and weaknesses at national, sectoral and enterprise levels.
This tool is designed to:
Trade Facilitation Initiative
Objective: To build and develop the capacity of industries in developing countries and economies in transition to facilitate access to the international markets of their products.
Environment Related Initiatives
Objective: To support the efforts of the developing countries and economies in transition in efficient use of energy and water resources and management of environmental problems.
Emerging Business Environment
Enhanced requirements &
int. standards conformity
Emerging Technology Strategy
TC present & future:
To bridge technological divide through:
International/National Technology Centres
Cooperating with UNIDO
Awareness on Trends
R & D
Investment Promotion Units (IPU)
Investment and technology promotion focal office
in the UK - North-West Development Agency (NWDA) and NIMTECH
Investment and Technology Promotion Offices (ITPO)
Italy (Bologna and Milan)
Belgium (Walloon region)
Republic of Korea
DIFFERENCES AND COMPLEMENTARITIES
Competitive Production Sustainable
transfer & acquisition.
Business partnership &
sourcing & brokering.
Market & partnership
Marketing, R&D & Business Strategy
Government Policy, Strategy
Industrial Promotion and Technology Branch
Programme Development and Technical Cooperation Division
UNIDO, P. O. Box 300
A-1400 Vienna, AUSTRIA
Phone: (+43-1) 26026-3720/3702
Fax: (+43-1) 26026-6870