Market Driven Innovations: Turning Public Research Products Into Commercially Viable Businesses

Theme:

Improving Nutrition, Health and Access to Clean Water

Date:

Monday, October 14, 2019

Time:

2:45 PM

Location:

B06

Description:

This participatory session, led by Chemonics International, will outline commercialization and marketing strategies by the AflasafeĀ® Technology Transfer and Commercialization Initiative (ATTC) to expand the use of AflasafeĀ® across West Africa. Through an interactive discussion, the session will demonstrate their approach on how public-sector research can translate into commercially viable products that not only improve food systems and public health, but also link informal markets to commercial markets through partnering with the private-sector.

Speakers:

Tracy Shanks
Chemonics International

Abdou Konlambigue
IITA

Seydina Ndiaye
SODETIFEX

Gouel Gueye
IITA

This conference is organized by Connexus Corporation