This is an intensive one-week course for policy makers in science, technology and innovation policy in
developing countries. The programme aims to meet the growing demand from developing countries for support in analysing the latest technological developments and designing appropriate
responses and policies tailored to their specific development contexts. The target population of the course consists of senior and middle level officials of Ministries of Science and Technology, Ministries of Industry, Ministries of Economic Affairs and other technology supporting institutions as well as representatives
from the private sector involved in science and technology policy issues. The course focuses on the theory and practice of innovation policy, on policy design, policy implementation, on the measurement and monitoring of innovative performance and on the evaluation of the outcomes of innovation policies.