Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policies (DEIP)

The Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policies in Developing Countries (DEIP) is a one-week course provided by UNU-MERIT. Proven to be popular since 2004 inception, this course has been designed for policy makers in science, technology and innovation policy, particularly in developing countries. Focus on strategic decision-making about technology and innovation, analyzing the latest technological developments and designing appropriate responses and policies tailored to specific development contexts.

The course focuses its contents on theory and practices of innovation policy, on policy design, policy implementation, on measuring and monitoring innovative performance, as well as outcomes and impact evaluation. There are dialogues for sharing lessons learned among participants, and all participants are expected to give a presentation based on their respective national experience.

Venue: Tehran, Iran

Date: 18-22 October 2015