Regional Environmental Officer delivers Remarks at Tashkent Innovation Forum

On May 20, 2015,  Regional Environmental Officer, Robyn McCutcheon spoke at the Tashkent Innovation Forum regarding the State Department’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology initiative, which empowers young innovators through networking, skills building, mentoring, and access to financing to develop startup solutions that address economic and development challenges.  The Forum, which was organized by Uzbekistan’s Committee for Coordination of Science and Technology Development, brought together more than 100 scientific organizations, young scientists, and students to present research and new developments.  The event highlighted the importance of international cooperation in scientific innovation.  Representatives from Armenia, Germany, Greece, South Korea, France, and Japan also participated in the event.

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Regional Environmental Officer, Robyn McCutcheon, speaks at the Tashkent Innovation Forum (U.S. Embassy photo)