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Asia-Pacific Open Innovation Platform

It’s been a fascinating couple of days listening to discussions about the challenges that APEC faces in promoting the future development of the region.

One particular interest of mine is how the dissemination of new digital technologies and open innovation practices can help stimulate the growth of SMMEs (Small, Medium, and Micro Enterprises) by boosting their competitiveness in both domestic and global markets. This is a particularly critical issue for economies such as Malaysia and Thailand, where the development of SMMEs is seen as vital not just for driving economic development but also for creating employment opportunities for their young urban and rural populations. Continue reading Asia-Pacific Open Innovation Platform