Real Life Examples of Open Innovation Paradigm

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Dr. Kawther Al-Belushi

Dr Kawther explains Open Innovation as fifth generation of innovation concept, while reviewing such practices at sector as well as national level, while illustrating real life example of Oman’s marine biotech case-study.

Dr. Kawther Al-Belushi is an Application Specialist in Bioeconomy sector. She is currently Bioeconomy Cluster Lead in Ejaad Establishment with rich experiences in Science, Technology and Innovation practices both in governmental organisations and industries in Oman and UK. In such roles she was responsible for sourcing, managing, executing R&D technologies (commercialisation), developing and implementing novel solutions to bioindustries and raising external seed fund for some pilot stage of R&D technology in bioindustries.