Innovate Barbados An All Round Success

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Director of National Partnerships (Airbnb), Janaye Ingram, speaking to the audience at Innovate Barbados 2018. (Photo courtesy of the BIDC) Innovate Barbados 2018 came to a close on Thursday, November 8, with Chairman of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), John Rocheford, deeming it a “successful and fantastic” event. The conference with its theme: Engineering New Connections, saw speakers …

New Initiatives Coming To Boost Economy

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The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) is about to launch two new initiatives designed to reduce this island’s imports in key areas, increase exports and create high value jobs. This is according to Minister of International Business and Industry, Ronald Toppin, who gave the opening remarks at the third annual Innovate Barbados Conference, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre …

Innovate Barbados – Engineering New Connections

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Barbados’ biggest innovation conference – Innovate Barbados – will come off this week at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) from November 7 to 8. The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), in collaboration with its industry partners, will host the event once again in the Flamboyant Room of the LESC on Two Mile Hill, St. Michael. Over 300 participants …

Intellectual Property Plan In The Pipe Line

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The Government of Barbados has, with the assistance of the World Intellectual Property Organization, formulated a National Intellectual Property Strategic Plan. And, according to Small Business Development Minister, Donville Inniss, this is aimed at enhancing institutional and capacity building through the realignment of intellectual property and related development policies. He made this disclosure recently at the official opening ceremony of …