The Innovation Summit, which is the highlight event of the Citi Business Festival is underway at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng is the Special Guest at this year’s event.
The Innovation Summit is a conversation on how to create value for the business community through innovation.
It features a panel of industry practices, discussing how to generate business successes through innovation.
The theme for the 2017 Innovation Summit is “Creating Our Future”.
The Innovation Summit showcases some innovators in the market place, pitching their solutions to national challenges before policy makers.
The event is in two sessions. The first one,— Innovators Pitch features a short presentations by innovators/inventors, followed by comments from government officials on prospects for adaptation and scalability.
Session two, comprises a panel of innovators. It is a moderated conversation on specific themes on innovation and business.
This session attempts to explain how to overcome some of the problems that innovations face, like scalability and profitability.
The panel will also interrogate how to incorporate innovation within business models and create innovation-enhancing business models.