One fifth of humanity is chronically hungry and one third does not have access to adequate sanitation.
We know how powerful innovation can be in improving the lives of the poor.
From vaccines to bed nets, from off-grid solar to new seeds, we can innovate to address the challenges of poverty.
But we need incentives to make and deliver good products and services for the poor.
And we need to encourage more partnerships between private and public sector organizations.
We need to think smart about the management of intellectual property.
On January 21-22 in Geneva at WIPO, the second annual Global Technology Impact Forum will be held. Click here for more information.