New centre to advise Muslim world on science policy - SciDev.Net: "New centre to advise Muslim world on science policy
10 July 2006 | EN
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The new centre will help Muslim countries create effective science policies
An US$8 million research centre that will help Muslim countries set up effective science policies and national systems of innovation will be inaugurated tomorrow (12 July) in Pakistan.
The Technology and Innovation Policy Research Centre in Islamabad is an initiative of COMSTECH, the Organization of the Islamic Conference's (OIC) committee for scientific cooperation.
It will be staffed by scientists and economists with specialist knowledge of science policy who will provide training courses for students, government officials and policymakers from OIC countries."