Innogen · News · March 20, 2014

SciDevNet Article: Market dynamics and new technology in developing countries

<em>SciDevNet</em> Article: Market dynamics and new technology in developing countries

Papaioannou discusses innovation, market and economic demand in developing countries with SciDevNet

In the article, ‘Market forces ‘insufficient’ to roll out low-cost tech,’ SciDevNet explores D-Rev, a US-based non-profit, and its cheap phototherapy unit, which has treated far fewer babies than expected. Theo Papaioannou explains that not all innovations can drive market demand, and that economic demand should not be confused with basic need.

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