22 March 2022
Virtual
Expert Group Meeting on strengthening Regional Cooperation in Healthcare Biotechnology and Biomedical Sector

The Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) organised an Expert Group Meeting on strengthening Regional Cooperation in Healthcare Biotechnology and Biomedical Sector on 22 March 2022 in virtual mode.

The expert group meeting aimed to: (1) Understand the country needs and availability of institutional, technical and financial support mechanisms for strengthening healthcare biotechnology and biomedical facilities; (2) Identify opportunities and modalities for mechanisms to support establishment of institutions and facilities for R&D, technology incubation, testing and maintenance with focus on biomedical machines and equipment and (3) Solicit recommendations on viable models of R&D institutes, analytical support, capacity building and regional cooperation.

Over 52 participants mainly biomedical experts on R&D strategy and management, Innovation policymakers from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka and Thailand attended the meeting.

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