Oman Hub for Innovation in Healthcare
The Times of Oman reported that Oman has recently signed a partnership with the United States, a groundbreaking synergy that would position Oman as a global innovation hub in the healthcare sector. Most research projects in Oman struggle to find their way out of the labs and there is an urgent need to drive these potential projects, which is only possible through an open innovation system. “Previously, we had focused a lot on closed innovation systems, a type of research where only local organizations were involved, however, now we plan to focus on an open system, where concepts outside can be bred and commercialized in Oman,” said Yusuf Al Balushi, of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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