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Focus Group on Bridging the Gap: From Innovation to Standards

ITU ICT Innovation Application Challenge

FG Innovation

The ITU-T Focus Group on Bridging the Gap: From Innovation to Standards was established by ITU-T TSAG at its meeting in Geneva, 10-13 January 2012.

The Terms of Reference of the Focus Group are available here.

This focus group provides an initial platform for recognition and identification of innovations emerging in developing countries that may benefit from standardization. The main objective is to support the activities of ITU-T Study groups to further support innovation and close the digital divide (Res.71 of PP-10).

The group is expected to carry out the following tasks: ITU-T TSAG is the parent group of this Focus Group. TSAG at its meeting of 4-7 June 2013 endorsed the continuation of the focus group on Bridging the Gap: from Innovation to Standards (FG Innovation) until June 2014.

Management

Working Groups

Team Leader: Mridul Tiwari (NSN, India)
Team Leader: Dr Ramy Ahmed, Director of Digital   Services Policies, National   Telecom Regulatory Authority  (NTRA, Egypt)