This follow-up to the 2001 OECD Territorial Review of Bergamo monitors progress over the past 15 years and reassesses the main development challenges the region faces. Globalisation has intensified international competition in Bergamo’s traditional manufacturing sector, and the global financial crisis has exacerbated some of the structural weaknesses of Bergamo’s traditional industrial sectors. The region needs to upgrade production processes to generate more added value in economic activities to remain competitive. The review offers recommendations to help Bergamo transition to higher value-added and more technologically intensive activities. In particular, it calls for: a development plan supported by all local actors; a strategy for improving the skills of the adult population through education and training programmes; stimulating innovation systems; attracting foreign direct investment; and, finally, strategies for boosting the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises.
Cet ouvrage propose une description en matière de science et d’innovation de chacun des pays de l’OCDE et de certains pays non membres. Les graphiques permettent à chacun de visualiser certains de ses points forts et faibles par rapport au profil d’autres pays.
Science, technologie et industrie : Tableau de bord de l’OCDE 2009 contient des données et des analyses afin de donner aux décideurs de l’action publique un aperçu des tendances qui déterminent la science et l’innovation.
This paper examines the impact of information and communications technologies (ICTs) on technical production efficiency in a wide range of Italian industries.
Investment in information technologies has by no means been confined to the United States and yet, average European or Japanese growth experience has been quite different.
Regulatory Developments in Xenotransplantation in Italy.
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The strategic importance of a deep and solid culture in science and technology is generally accepted for sustaining the growth of future socio-economic systems. Consequently, great efforts have been made by the most advanced countries to develop ...