Podcast: Middle East and North Africa Forum

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Forum - “The Road from R&D to Commercialization: Better Productivity Better Jobs” The recording above was captured at the June 2013 Middle East and North Africa Forum session titled “The Road from R&D to Commercialization: Better Productivity Better Jobs” in Cambridge, England. Larta CEO Rohit Shukla joined an esteemed group of policy makers and practitioners to discuss key policy initiatives for the commercialization of innovative R&D and growing competitive businesses in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Drawing from Larta’s international commercialization experience, Rohit weighed in on best practices for fostering skills and mentoring entrepreneurs in science, technology and innovation (STI). Click play above to listen.

Moderator: Omer Karasapan, Regional Knowledge & Learning Coordinator (MENA) at World Bank

Panelists: Rohit Shukla, CEO of Larta Institute Dr. Sabri Saidam, Former Minister of ICT Hassan Kassem, Chairman of PITA