Science-technology-innovation policies: Cuban experiences for development of biotechnology

  • Tran Ngoc Ca
  • Nguyen Hong Anh
  • Chu Thi Thu Ha
  • Tran Xuan Bach
  • Luu Hoang Long
Keywords: Biotechnology, Medico-biological, Pharmaceutical, Science-technology-innovation, Policy, Link of universities, Biological plant, Cuba

Abstract

This paper deals with the relation between the development of biotechnology and science-technology innovation policies in Cuba as well as decision-making mechanisms. This shows the impacts from certain policies to development of biotechnology sector, especially in health care fields. The challenges Cuba has to face in biotechnology sector and science-technology-innovation policies as well as lessons from concrete cases may be found useful for Vietnam in process of making and implementing science-technology-innovation policies in present and future times.

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Published
2020-06-19
How to Cite
Ca, T., Anh, N., Ha, C., Bach, T., & Long, L. (2020, June 19). Science-technology-innovation policies: Cuban experiences for development of biotechnology. Journal SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICIES AND MANAGEMENT, 9(1), 103-121. Retrieved from http://vietnamstijournal.net/index.php/JSTPM/article/view/327
Section
STUDIES OF STRATEGIES AND MANAGEMENT