Governments and industry reviewed and discussed current steel and steel-related raw material market developments, taking into account the consequences of the financial crisis presently hitting the world economy. The workshop built a broader understanding of the raw material markets and explored ways and means to improve the functioning of these markets to ensure a secure, predictable and accessible supply of steel raw materials while
This review assesses the current status of China’s national innovation system and policies, and recommends the most important improvements required in both the policy and institutional environments for China to succeed in promoting innovation through a market-based approach.
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Ce rapport donne un aperçu des données les plus récentes sur les brevets au niveau international. Les indicateurs-brevets proposés dans ce compendium visent à refléter les dernières tendances observées dans les activités inventives pour un grand nombre de pays Membres de l'OCDE et quelques autres pays. De nouveaux indicateurs présentent les activités de brevets dans certains domaines clés comme les nanotechnologies, les technologies
This conference will consider innovation in the software sector from business and economic perspectives, taking into account the factors that drive innovation, including key framework conditions.
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This report contains findings emphasising the significant (and largely unrealised) potential of applying advanced mathematics to modern industrial problems. Mechanisms of proven efficacy are described, for implementation by universities, institutes, companies and government agencies.
The Conference aims to help policy makers understand Sensor Networks and their potential to help address global challenges. It will explore the conditions for and consequences of innovation in this area including economic aspects, privacy and information security as well as infrastructure issues.
This volume reviews the strengths and weaknesses of Norway’s innovation system and recommends steps the government could take to foster innovation activity and increase the impact of innovation on the country’s future prosperity and social well-being.
This report examines broadband developments and policies, and highlights challenges such as connecting users to fibre-based networks or coverage of rural areas. It also outlines emerging issues that may need policy attention as we move to next-generation networks. The findings are also relevant to emerging and developing economies designing broadband strategies.
Responding to concerns of governments and the business community, this study develops and applies a rigorous methodology to estimate the incidence of counterfeit and pirated items in world trade.
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Les orientations politiques appellent les pays à mettre en place des mesures pédagogiques pour que les consommateurs ne soient pas des victimes sur Internet.