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Presentation to the International Conference on Innovation in Energy Technologies: Holdren
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Presentation to the International Conference on Innovation in Energy Technologies: McDonell
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Presentation to the International Conference on Innovation in Energy Technologies: Curtis
This workshop, held in Paris, sought to develop a vision and medium-term strategy for work on green research, technology and innovation.
Innovation drives long-term economic growth. This book examines the role of innovation in developing countries, with a focus on Africa.
“Knowledge is the main driver of today’s global economy,” said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría at the launch of the OECD Innovation Strategy in Paris. “Countries need to harness innovation and entrepreneurship to boost growth and employment. This is the key to a sustainable rise in living standards.”
In this speech during the launch of the OECD innovation strategy, Angel Gurria noted that more than ever, we need to reboot our economies with a more intelligent type of growth, driven by new start-ups, by the most innovative small SMEs and banks, and more.
Well-timed and targeted innovation boosts productivity, increases economic growth and helps solve societal problems. But how can governments encourage more people to innovate more of the time? And how can government itself be more innovative?
This compendium is a major step towards evidence-based innovation policy making. It complements traditional “positioning”-type indicators with ones that show how innovation is, or could be, linked to policy.
This paper presents the results of the first large-scale data collection conducted in the framework of the OECD/UNESCO Institute for Statistics/Eurostat project on the Careers of Doctorate Holders (CDH).