This book examines dynamics between demand and innovation and provides insights into the rationale and scope for public policies. Drawing on country experience and case studies, it illustrates good practices for designing, implementing and evaluating demand-side innovation policies.
This conference aimed to raise public awareness about the growing importance of intangibles in driving economic growth and provided a roadmap for identification of key research and policy areas that can help governments and businesses develop growth strategies.
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Le 50e anniversaire de l'OCDE offre l’opportunité de réaffirmer les buts et l’objet de notre Organisation : aider les gouvernements de nos pays membres et partenaires à concevoir et mettre en œuvre des politiques meilleures pour une vie meilleure.
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This report describes issues and options that deserve the attention of scientists and administrators in both industrialised and developing countries, as they seek to design, initiate and manage collaborative research programmes and projects that include both scientific and development goals.
The OECD/NEA will co-organise a G8-G20 meeting on nuclear energy safety issues 7-8 June, as part of international efforts to learn from the accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and help prevent similar disasters in the future.
This book analyses the current trends in international investment in innovation and the attractiveness policies already implemented. The report also explores in more detail the role of investment incentives that governments tend to give to international investors.
The way science is done has been changed radically by the connectivity offered by the Internet and other communication tools. This means that what has been called the science of science policy will have to change too, says this OECD Insights blogpost.
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This report sets out a strategic vision of the future of the field, reflecting the perspectives of agency officials, laboratory administrators, and scientists. It incorporates considerations of cost, schedule, human resources, benefits to society, and the prospects for international co-operation.
This book seeks to increase understanding of the links between skills and innovation. It explores the wide range of skills required, and it presents data and evidence on countries' stocks and flows of skills and the links between skill inputs and innovation outputs.
The space weather forecast isn’t great. We’re enjoying a calm period in the 11-year solar cycle just now, but it’s coming to an end, reports the OECD Insights Blog in this piece on OECD's new study on geomagnetic storms.