Through the sharing of country experiences, our work on public sector innovation seeks to develop a better understanding of innovative approaches and tools, and their impact on government performance and public service delivery.
The crisis convinced many countries that a different kind of economic growth is needed, which takes into account environmental, social and technological considerations.
Well-timed and targeted innovation brings many benefits. It boosts productivity, increases economic growth and helps solve societal problems. The OECD Innovation Strategy provides a broad-based approach to promoting innovation.
Trade liberalisation increases competition, fosters trade between industries and promotes the transfer of technology and skills/expertise.