TFi4SD Africa Summit 2018

In partnership with the Government of the Canary Islands, the 2018 Annual Economic Summit of GEIA was held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands from November 12-15, 2018. Held every year under the TFi4SD (Trade, FDI and Innovation for Sustainable Development) brand, the Summit is the flagship event of GEIA. The 2018 edition in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria examined issues traversing trade, FDI, sustainable tourism, open innovation, maritime innovation, health innovation, sustainable energy systems, innovation in resource economies, financial technologies, artificial intelligence, public-private partnerships and the triple helix of industry–academia-government interactions – and their inter-jurisdictional spillover effects. In addition to Africa and North America, delegates and business leaders from Brazil, the Middle East, mainland Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom and other parts of Europe were in attendance. Link:


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