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We include people from all walks of life, as long as they share passion for ICT and STI in emerging markets and development. This includes academics, consultants, NGOs, government, entrepreneurs and business.
The aim of the group is to share knowledge and network ICT4D and STI4D professionals with connection to Finland, such as about new projects, calls for tenders, calls for funding, events, business opportunities, and fits the theme.
The goal of the group is to deepend our capacity to do business in emerging economies and developing countries, undertake more credible development cooperation, and enhance our contribution to understanding of the emerging innovation and business practices in the poor regions of the world.
We are interested in all developing countries and regions, such as Africa, Asia, Latin America and so forth.
Key issues and themes for us are:
-Bottom of the Pyramid
-Business model development
-National systems of innovation / innovation environments
-Finnish participation and relationship to the developing world