Koba Narchemashvili initiated the presentation on “Invention Centers in Georgia and their role in development of knowledge-based economy”
Today, Koba Narchemashvili initiated the meeting to analyze the current state of Georgia regarding transition to the knowledge-based economy.
The reporter, the associate professor of A. Tsereteli State University, Mikheil Kotishadze emphasized the role of intellectual property (patent of innovative technologies) and creation of new job opportunities in the country.
“Development of innovative technologies in the country is considered as a strategic direction and we need not only to establish technologies but to create them, which requires educational skills for the youth and social groups, composed of: average, petty and sole entrepreneurs, house-wives, persons with disabilities”, - M. Kotisadze stated.
Currently, it is not taught at any stage of education. These tasks require establishment of invention centers according to South Korean model. The educational skill learning is based on the methods proven in USA, Japan, Germany, South Korea and 12-year experience of the reporter.
MPs discussed necessity of facilitation to establishment of invention centers. According to K. Narchemasvhili, it is necessary for rapid progress and development of the country.
“Development of the country lies through education and science. We shall start to fill the gaps. Lots of issues will be to be solved. I believe that the process will have the successful start and implementation in case of systematic approach and intact political decision”.
He emphasized outflow of intellect from Georgia and stated that it’s necessary to invent the mechanism to protect inventions in Georgia.
The Deputy Director of Partnership Fund, Natia Turnava expressed commitment for inclusion into this process. According to the CEO of Sh. Rustaveli Science Foundation, Manana Mikaberidze, the uniform approach shall be formulated.