This October 2018 workshop examined the state of play in expanding the use of the IoT to enhance wellness, deliver effective remote care, prevent hospital re-admissions and support functional ability. Participants discussed existing policies and highlighted good practices to help move beyond hype and promote the positive elements of the IoT while minimising risks.
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As only a tiny proportion of new firms eventually grow, policy makers face two alternatives: target specific firms predicted to be highly innovative in the future, or foster experimentation among firms and streamline both entry and exit. The Italian "Start-Up Act" combines these two approaches with an eclectic mix of policy tools.
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Considerato che solo una minima parte delle nuove imprese riesce a svilupparsi, i decisori pubblici si trovano di fronte a un'alternativa: concentrarsi sulle imprese che presentano un alto potenziale di innovazione, o favorire la sperimentazione e semplificare sia l'ingresso che l'uscita delle imprese dal mercato. Lo "Startup Act" combina i due approcci con un mix eclettico di strumenti di policy.
Presentations and main topics discussed at the 85th Session of the Steel Committee held in Paris, 17 - 18 September 2018.
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La OCDE ha enmendado su Recomendación sobre la Protección del Consumidor en el Comercio Electrónico. Las revisiones abordan los retos emergentes, incluidos los relacionados con el uso de datos del consumidor, calificaciones y opiniones del consumidor, el contenido digital y la competencia digital.
The OECD has formed a group of experts to provide guidance in scoping principles for artificial intelligence in society. This the latest step in the organisation’s work to help governments, business, labour and the public maximise the benefits of AI and minimise its risks.
Governments participating in the OECD Steel Committee consider excess capacity as being one of the main challenges facing the global steel sector today. This data portal makes data on steel projects in OECD countries fully accessible for the first time.
This report assesses the extent and possible implications of the presence of state enterprises in the steel industry. It examines their financial performance, showing a weaker performance among state enterprises compared to their private counterparts, and discusses possible implications in the context of industry restructuring.
This survey aims to collect information on the activities of scientific authors, from the underpinning research to its ultimate outcomes, covering the review, publication and dissemination processes. The OECD has launched a new phase to collect statistical evidence on the use of digital tools for science and on their impact on different scientific activities.
This workshop, held in Shanghai on 6-7 September 2018, focused on exploring some of the unique ethical, legal and policy challenges raised by health-related applications of brain science and its integration into cutting-edge neurotechnologies. A key aim was to provide a forum for innovators to discuss strategies for delivering responsible innovation in neurotechnology for health and well-being applications.