Publications & Documents

  • 8-October-2004


    Towards A Global Biological Resource Centre Network

    Biological resources are the foundation of all biological sciences research. They provide the source material for scientific investigation, leading to many of the discoveries on which biotechnology is founded.

  • 8-September-2004


    Biotechnology Statistics in OECD Member Countries: An Inventory (STI Working Paper 2004/8)

    This document reflects recent efforts made by the OECD to obtain an accurate assessment of the current state of biotechnology statistics in OECD member and observer countries.

  • 19-May-2004


  • 4-March-2004


    Long-Term Care for Older People: OECD study (2001-2004)

    This project was one component of the OECD Health Project . It sets out the main trends in long-term care expenditures and services and evaluates recent policy developments in 19 OECD countries.

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  • 8-January-2004

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    Guidance for the Operation of Biological Research Centres (BRCs): Certification and Quality Criteria for BRCs

    This document provides a framework for the national certification (independent review by third party) of biological resource centres as defined by the OECD. Compliance with this guidance is mandatory for those bodies that are part of a Global Biological Resource Centre Network.

  • 8-January-2004

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    Biotechnology for Sustainable Growth and Development

    The OECD should strengthen its contribution to work on biotechnology as a driver for sustainable growth, focusing on the issues identified and conclusions reached in this paper.

  • 8-January-2004

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    Guidance for the Operation of Biological Resource Centres (BRCs): Part 1 - General Requirements for All BRCs

    This guidance provides the basis for best practice in the management of biological resource centres and all laboratories maintaining replicable biological materials.

  • 31-October-2003


    An Overview of Biotechnology Statistics in Selected Countries (STI Working Paper 2003/13)

    As biotechnology becomes increasingly viewed as a strategic sector, the need for reliable statistics from which informed policy decisions can be made grows. This report provides an update on the biotechnology industry, based on primarily official statistical sources.

  • 23-June-2003


    Biotechnology Indicators and Public Policy (STI Working Paper 2003/5)

    This paper provides input and a framework for a broader discussion of the identification of user needs that should inform the development of biotechnology statistics and indicators.

  • 25-April-2003


    Biotechnology and Sustainability: The Fight Against Infectious Disease

    This booklet describes how biotechnology and genomics science can be used to fight neglected infectious diseases as well as reviewing the challenges facing Governments to overcome market failure in supply of products. It draws on discussions a...

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