1st AIF

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The 1st Asian Innovation Forum (AIF) was held on August 25th - 26th in Seoul. Organized by KISTEP in partnership with NISTEP (National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, Japan) and CASTED (Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development), the two-day forum buzzed with ideas and excitement. Over one hundred innovative leaders, entrepreneurs, and educators representing 65 institutes spread over 21 countries filled the hall, sharing experiences and insightful perspectives.

On the second day of the forum, 15 leading institutes from 11 countries celebrated the launch of Asian STI Think Tanks Network (ASTN) as founding members. As a network that brings together leading figures in S&T policymaking, education, and research to share innovation experiences and development strategies, ASTN serves as a platform for members to discuss challenges faced in common and identify collaboration opportunities.

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