Client Case: World Bank Group

TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION, INCUBATORS, AND RESEARCH GRANTS ON THREE CONTINENTS

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Profile

  • World Bank Group projects in Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia, Africa and Central America.

Purpose

  • Multiple projects over 14 years in technology development and commercialization, science, innovation and technology policy development, policies for sustainability and scale-up, financing early-stage technology companies, and technology incubator development.

Participants & Process

  • Alistair Brett as Senior Consultant to project teams in the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tatarstan, Serbia, Croatia, Latvia, Vietnam, South Africa, and Costa Rica.

Project Team:

Products

  • Technology commercialization programs, technology incubators, research grants
  • World Bank loans of some $250 million.

Outcomes            

  • Increased levels of investment, development of technology-based businesses, technology development and commercialization at research institutes and universities.

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