• In today’s globally connected, knowledge-based economy, a key driver of prosperity is the pace of innovation.
  • Research and innovation (R&I) plays an essential role in triggering smart and sustainable growth and job creation. By producing new knowledge, research is central to developing new and innovative products, processes, and services, which enable higher productivity, industrial competitiveness, and ultimately prosperity.
  • Academic research is one of the most fundamental methods for innovating.
  • Research is an intrinsic aspect of the idea development process. Research helps guide numerous decisions that turn an idea into an innovation.
  • Research is the process of discovering something that has happened in the past, so how can it be connected to innovating?
  • The answer is that research is a fundamental building block of the process of idea development.
  • The forum is committed to contributing to research globally in the health sector through novel innovations.