The third Science Technology and Innovation (STI) forum, also known as the Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for SDGs was held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on 5,6 June 2018.

STI Forum: Third Annual Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals United Nations Headquarters, New York 5 and 6 June, 2018 

A collaborative Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs. 

The co-chairs of the 2018 STI Forum are Toshiya Hoshino, Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan, and Juan Sandoval Mendiolea, Deputy Permanent Representative of Mexico.


We participated with three posters at the Innovation Hub of the STI Forum 2018 held at the UN Headquarters in New York. The Innovation Hub showcased posters from public and private research institutions that highlighted innovations to advance implementation of the SDG's.The posters were: A web based decision support tool for applying socio-economic assessment: MERMAID project multi-use offshore platforms case study (, Building the basis for a blue European Open Science Cloud EOSC ( , and PUBLIC FOOD, Improving urban food systems and consumption patterns through open data (

' BlueBRIDGE poster at the STI-FORUM 
and G-STIC event organised by UN in NY 5-6 June 2018 
The GA President of UN next to our poster'


As part of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism mandated by the 2030 Agenda and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the annual collaborative Multi-stakeholder Forum on science, technology and innovation for the sustainable development Goals (STI Forum) was expected to "provide a venue for facilitating interaction, matchmaking and the establishment of networks between relevant stakeholders and multi-stakeholder partnerships in order to identify and examine technology needs and gaps, including with regard to scientific cooperation, innovation and capacity-building, and also in order to help facilitate development, transfer and dissemination of relevant technologies for the sustainable development goals." It discussed science, technology and innovation cooperation around thematic areas for the implementation of the sustainable development goals, congregating all relevant stakeholders to actively contribute in their area of expertise."

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