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International Training Programme on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy and Management for Developing Countries (ITPS)

International Training Programme on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy and Management for Developing Countries (ITPS)
6-10 August 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Associate Professor Dr. Ramzah Dambul, Deputy Secretary-General (STI), representing Datuk Seri Dr. Mohd Azhar bin Haji Yahaya, Secretary-General, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) officiating the training programme

Dato’ Dr. Sharifah Maimunah FASc., Director of ISTIC giving her welcome remarks


Prof. Dr. Arun P. Kulshreshtha, Director-General of NAM S&T Centre giving his address


Dr. Abbas Sadri, Director of ISESCO Tehran Regional Office making his remarks

The ITPS 2018 was successfully held from 6-10 August 2018 at Tamu Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The programme was organised by The training programme was officiated by Associate Prof. Dr. Ramzah Dambul, Deputy Secretary-General (STI) representing Datuk Seri Dr. Mohd Azhar Bin Hj. Yahaya, Secretary-General, Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), Malaysia. The welcome remarks was done by Director of ISTIC, Dato’ Dr. Sharifah Maimunah Syed Zin FASc. and Dr. Abbas Sadri, Director-General of ISESCO Tehran. 
 
A total of 25 participants from 19 countries comprising Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Cuba, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mauritius, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Seychelles, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malaysia attended the training programme, 14 were males and 11 were females.
 
The main objective of training workshop was to provide the necessary knowledge and experience to participants in order to ensure that they are in good position to face the challenges in driving socio-economic transformation through the strategic management of science, technology and innovation.
 
The training programme provided the following learning experience to the participants:
  • Learning key principles related to STI Policy and Management
  • Get to apply Best Practices in STI Management through Projects
  • Acquire key competencies in :-
    • STI Policy and Management
    • Development of Policy Responses
    • Applying Technology Management Best Practices in implementing policies
    • Developing human capital agenda in delivering the STI policies
    • Creating Support Systems for the National Innovation System
    • Enhancing National Capacity in STI
The training gave a focus on Globalising Malaysian SMEs through Digital Technology. The programme included a visit to Malaysia’s Technology Park to allow participants to get first-hand information about high technology industries in Malaysia. At the Technology Park, participants visited the Internet of Things (IoT) show room, high-end prototyping laboratory, and technology innovator incubators.
 
At the end of the workshop, the participants were required to do group assignment and present it to three judges and other participants. The best presentation and best group was awarded with a prize.
 

Tan Sri Dr. Omar Abdul Rahman delivering his lecture
 

Participants doing their group assignment during the training workshop
 

Technical visit to Technology Park Malaysia
 

Participant from Bangladesh delivering the group presentation
 

Participant from Palestine receiving his certificate
 

Group Photo of officials and participants