Plenary session 1: STPs & AOIs as drivers of future economies

September 25th - 11:30


Levitan, ScottResearch Triangle Park of North Carolina, USATransforming Research Triangle Park for the next 50 years: a plan to leverage 65 years of success in research and economic development for smart and equitable growth
Thongmunee, SuriyahScience and Technology Park, Chiang Mai University, ThailandDriving economic growth through university science parks: a case study of STeP, CMU
Ndirangu Kioni, PaulDedan Kimathi University of Technology, KenyaDeveloping high-tech parks in rural, resource-constrained settings: a case study of Dedan Kimathi STP
Sillmann, RolandScience and Technology Park Berlin Adlershof, GermanyThe raise of remote work – is the importance of STPs & AOIs overestimated today?

Explore how sustainable growth, strategic initiatives, and technological advancements by science and technology parks (STPs) and areas of innovation (AOIs) can shape future economies. Experts from the United States, Thailand, Kenya, and Germany provide diverse perspectives on transforming and developing innovation ecosystems with a focus on sustainable development, strategic innovation, high-tech technology transfer, and the impact of remote work on STPs.