The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a conference on how the United States and India can collaborate to create an economic environment and institutional regime that protects innovation. The event reviewed the continuing transformation in bilateral relations, examined the innovative licensing model recently implemented in India by Gilead Sciences, and discussed how the two countries can collaborate to protect their future as innovation societies. Peter Lavoy, National Security Council Senior Director for South Asian Affairs, provided keynote remarks.
The Carnegie Endowment is grateful for the support of Gilead Sciences in making this event possible.
About the South Asia Program
The Carnegie South Asia Program informs policy debates relating to the region’s security, economy, and political development. From India’s domestic political economy to Sino-Indian rivalry to U.S. engagement with India, the Program’s renowned team of experts offer in-depth analysis derived from their unique access to the people and places defining South Asia’s most critical challenges.
About the Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs
The Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs focuses on the pressing international security challenges of the emerging world order, especially U.S. foreign policy and relationships in Asia and the Indian subcontinent. The Chair was established in April 2017 in recognition of Ratan N. Tata’s leadership on Carnegie’s Board of Trustees and his role in taking Indian industry beyond its national borders to create a global brand, emphasizing innovation as the hallmark of commercial success, and contributing to the building of U.S.-India ties.