Commonwealth Partnership for Technology Management (CPTM)

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Oct 1989, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), by Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), as an intergovernmental organization with a Support Unit located with the Commonwealth Secretariat. Original title: Commonwealth Consultative Group on Technology Management (CCGTM). 'CCGTM/Private Sector Partnership (CCGTM/PSP)' was launched in Feb 1993, Kuala Lumpur, on the initiative of CHOGM. Current status and title adopted June 1995, London (UK), when registered under UK law as a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee independent of ComSec. Currently fully operational as a networking organization, officially launched as CPTM Ltd by CHOGM, Nov 1995, Auckland (New Zealand).


Promote a global cooperative approach to the harnessing of technology management for development through formal and informal partnerships between public and private sectors, binding Commonwealth governments and private sector companies in operations of mutual benefit; respond quickly to requests from Commonwealth governments.

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Advisory services provided to customers in the following main areas (5): (i) science and technology management advice to governments; (ii) environmental concerns and technological development; (iii) best practice in technology management; (iv) commercialization of research and technology; (v) Smart Partnership Dialogues to promote private/public sector partnership in technology management as key to sustainable economic development. Works in cooperative action with local teams to enhance local technology management capacity, forming national groups, national industry-government partnerships and nodes of excellence as appropriate.


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 18 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 10 non-governmental organizations.
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