Lecture 'Building alliances in hightech clusters: experiences in the Asia Pacific area'

We are pleased to invite our contacts to attend the lecture of guestspeaker Prof. Desai Narasimhalu (Singapore Management University) on October 9th 2012.  

Prof. Desai Narasimhalu will give his interpretation about innovation/entrepreneurship trends : "Building alliances in hightech clusters: experiences in the Asian Pacific area".  

Asia promises to be the next growth engine of the world economy.  The talk will share national innovation policies of Asian countries as observed by the speaker. Efforts of some of the Asian countries in building High Tech Clusters in the form of Science and Technology Parks will also be discussed.  It will then go on to describe in detail the efforts of Singapore in building different types of High Tech Clusters.  The talk will also end with a short presentation about the purpose behind the visit.

Bio Prof. Desai Narasimhalu

Director Institute of Innovation and Management – Professor of Information Systems at Singapore Management University (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/desai-narasimhalu/0/5a9/b44)
Current research interests include innovation management and information security management.

Date and location

Date: Tuesday October 9th, 2012 (12h00- 13h30)
Location: imec, Kapeldreef 75, 3001 Leuven (room CAF -1.A)


  • 12h00: Welcome participants (drinks and sandwiches available)
  • 12h30 - 13h30: Presentation by Prof. Desai Narasimhalu (SMU) "Building alliances in hightech clusters: experiences in the Asian Pacific area" and explanation about the mission of his visit


Participation is free but registration is required.
Registrations before September 28th 2012, preferably via e-mail to admin@leuveninc.com

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