Government of Jamaica

You are here

Technology Minister Says Greater Focus Must be Placed on Innovation

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, says greater focus must be placed on innovation and science, as those areas have great potential to deliver economic growth for Jamaicans.
He noted that while innovations enable economic growth, they are also crucial underpinnings of all developed countries, and especially so for countries like Jamaica that are in the developing mode.
“They have the potential to build capacity, increase employment opportunities, and boost the earning power of our citizens. They are also important in creating the necessary linkages and synergies that will significantly aid in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals,” the Minister said.
Read full article on: Jamaica Information Service