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Welcome to the Science Summit at UNGA76, a major contribution to advancing Science for the UN SDGs. Online from 14- September - 5 October 2021.
ISC will organise the second edition of the UNGA76 Science Summit around the 76th United Nations General Assembly (SSUNGA76) in September 2021. The objective of the virtual meeting will be to raise awareness of the role and contribution of science to the attainment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It will demonstrate initiatives that provide models for global science mechanisms and activities in support of the SDGs, particularly in science infrastructure and capacity building. Science is and will enable sustainable economic, environmental, and societal development. Science is more than a funding prioritisation exercise: science is impacting all areas of policy-making and is playing a more critical role in how policy objectives are achieved and the consequent benefit to people everywhere, including responses to global challenges.
Engagement with policy leadership is more important than ever: UNGA76 is a unique forum for science to demonstrate how policy and political leadership can benefit from innovation. Central to this is the role of nonstate actors and the multilateral fora, which increasingly determine how priorities are set. Science needs to be part of this dialogue and inform outputs through thought leadership, evidence, insights, analysis, and innovation.

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Peter Fagerström

Teach millions
Chair and Co-founder
Helsinki, Finland
Chair and Co-Founder at Teach millionsA collaboration platform of more than 70 edtech companies, UNESCO Global Education Coalition member, 20+ global partners.Teach Millions is an online marketplace of Nordic edtech solutions. Teach millions is a platform and edtech company network based on the values of community, collaboration and solutions. Teach millions portfolio companies (70+ companies) are active all over the globe. For SSA examples see: https://teachmillions.org/white-papers
Chair and Founder at Educraftor Educraftor is an education, innovation and development agency. Educraftor has created the Educraftor Framework a process designed to create innovation and learning ecosystems for transforming education systems. The framework includes Edujams for concepting, Eduhacks for prototyping, .INC (incubator), Phenomenal teams (entrepreneurial teams programme) and EIHs (Education Innovation Hubs) + more. https://educraftor.com
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As the initiator of four (4) startup hubs (3 cities and 1 university) I have for the last two decades worked with regional development and entrepreneurial and startup ecosystems across regions and national borders (20+countries). I'm a strategic and systems thinker that coach, lead and operationalise ecosystems, organisations and innovation development work according to local needs.
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Nordic EdTech Forum - N8 Co-Chairman of the Board since Apr 2020, formerly Board Member, Policy and Ecosystem orchestrator since Nov 2017.
The Nordic EdTech Forum – N8 – brings together founders of education innovation companies and evangelists from 8 Northern European countries: Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania. (200+ members)
Edtech Finland - Founding member and Advisor to the board. Finnish edtech industry association.

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