Leading think tank for science & tech policy ITIF invites KTR to annual summit in Berlin

World’s leading think tank for science and technology policy, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) invited Telangana’s IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao to provide a keynote presentation at the 2023 Annual Summit of the Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance (GTIPA) to be held in Berlin, Germany on September 14, 2023.

In the invitation letter signed by Stephen Ezell, Vice President, Global Innovation Policy, ITIF, the Minister was requested to address the topics both of Telangana’s success in attracting foreign and domestic investment (especially in advanced-technology sectors) and the state’s deployment of digital technologies to address social and economic challenges. The GTIPA represents a global collection of some 50 independent think tanks who share a common vision that trade, globalization, and innovation—supported by the important and proactive role of governments—can produce tremendous benefits for the world’s citizens.

Objective of the summit is to facilitate serious discussion in exploration of creative solutions to the difficult economic, trade, and innovation challenges faced by the international community. The 2023 Annual Summit of GTIPA will feature panels addressing issues such as regional innovation competitiveness; policies to accelerate life-sciences innovation; digital technologies facilitating decarbonization; and achieving resiliency in the global trading system.