SDG9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Trade Process Analysis Database (TPAD)

UNNExT Business Process Analysis (BPA) of Trade Procedures has proved to be an effective tool to provide detailed understanding of international trade transactions, and is regarded as the first step to be conducted before undertaking other trade facilitation measures. Over 50 import and export processes have been studied using BPA since 2009 by international organizations such as ESCAP, ECE, ADB, and their member states.

Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade

ARTNeT is an open regional network of research and academic institutions and think-tanks with a keen interest in addressing international trade and investment policy and facilitation issues in the context of sustainable development.

ARTNeT is an initiative of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific with support from several international donors and national development agencies

Climate Interactive

Climate Interactive is an independent, not-for-profit think-tank that grew out of MIT Sloan in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Based on a long tradition of system dynamics modeling, their simulations and insights help people see connections, play out scenarios, and see what works to address climate change, inequity, and related issues like energy, health, and food.

Request for Innovation: Disruptive Innovations and Emerging Technologies for Large Power Transformers


In collaboration with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), TechConnect Ventures is seeking disruptive technologies with the long-term potential to replace the current state-of-the-art in Large Power Transformers for power generation by reducing the overall transformer size and improving ease of replacement.

Responses are invited from individuals and organizations around the world that describe novel concepts, emerging technologies and/or breakthrough capabilities and solutions to address this challenge.