Understanding the Innovation Ecosystem
GIF convenes stakeholders to explore the policy foundations that underpin the ability of entrepreneurs, researchers, universities, NGOs and businesses to innovate and engage globally.
Promoting Inclusive Innovation & Development
Through its network, GIF explores the role of global economic rules in improving the inclusion of entrepreneurs, small businesses, development organizations and innovators around the world.
Examining the Rules of the Global Digital Economy
GIF investigates the implications for global innovators of regulation in areas including the Industrial Internet, Internet-enabled financial services, and consumer privacy.
Solving Global Challenges
A key goal of GIF is to understand how global innovation and trade policies can help address shared challenges from mitigating climate change to improving global health outcomes and digital literacy.
GIF works to build and leverage a diverse network of stakeholders who are involved in global innovation and trade
GIF participated in a discussion about how Latin America can promote innovation at the largest startup conference in the region
GIF facilitated a discussion with innovators from Egypt to Hungary to Panama to understand better the Innovation Lifecycle from idea to commercialization.
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The Global Innovation Forum participated in the first Startup Global pilot event held by the U.S. Department of Commerce to help young and emerging companies access international markets.
Housed under the National Foreign Trade Council Foundation, the Global Innovation Forum is able to leverage the resources and expertise of a century-old organization dedicated to an open, rules-based global trading system.