Since the inauguration of Mexico’s current President Enrique Peña Nieto at the end of 2012, there has been renewed interest in diversifying the nature and scope of public-private R&D partnerships. The current government plans to increase the federal budget for R&D to at least one percent of GDP. New biotechnology initiatives are underway at the federal and at the state level to stimulate innovation in medicine, agriculture, environmental protection and related areas. This session will highlight the various policy instruments Mexico is pursuing to enable public-private partnerships in biotechnology development and innovation across these sectors. Session speakers will discuss recent success stories and highlight opportunities for international participation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Explore how federal policies aim to incentivize public-private R&D partnerships
  • Evaluate the interplay between federal and state initiatives to support R&D
  • Assess international and cross-border opportunities for investment and collaboration

Ability Level: All

Session ID: 2480

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