Competitiveness in manufacturing came under the microscope when Export Barbados (BIDC) and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) co-hosted a free ProNET Workshop from April 20 to 21. The focus of the workshop, the second of its kind targeted at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), was product development.
Leading world economist Professor Mariana Mazzucato, founding director of the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) of the University College London (UCL), has been in Barbados this week, meeting with representatives of the public and private sectors. The IIPP Director is helping Government to map out a mission-oriented approach to developing the economy.
The creativity and enterprising spirit of Barbadians came to the fore when Export Barbados (BIDC) launched its Volcanic Ash Product Challenge, which ran from April 26 - May 14, 2021.
Barbados is now a step closer to becoming a green energy country, as five local entrepreneurs were recently recognised for their environmentally-friendly inventions as...
Recently appointed CEO of Export Barbados, the government agency formerly known as the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), Mark Hill will be a...