Publications & Documents


  • 9-July-2009

    English

    OECD Conference on Potential Environmental Benefits of Nanotechnology: Fostering Safe Innovation-Led Growth

    This conference, which took place in Paris on 15-17 July 2009, will significantly contribute to accelerating OECD’s current efforts for fostering “green” and innovation-led growth in nanotechnology.

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  • 26-June-2009

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    Nanotechnology: An Overview Based on Indicators and Statistics (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/7)

    Given the current low level of nanotechnology monitoring, the objective of this paper is to provide a comprehensive overview of nanotechnology developments globally through a systematic and critical analysis of available and comparable indicators and statistics.

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  • 8-June-2009

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    Making innovation strategy succeed in a globalised world

    In his remarks delivered at the International Economic Forum of the Americas, Mr. Gurría affirmed that innovation will be the key to foster economic growth and to tackle the major global and social challenges of our time: persistent poverty, unemployment, climate change, water management, and health care.

  • 8-June-2009

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    The bioeconomy is key to tackling many future global challenges, says OECD

    A new OECD report, The Bioeconomy to 2030: Designing a Policy Agenda, examines the role of biotechnology in the global economy over the next two decades and outlines policies that could maximize its benefits.

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  • 3-June-2009

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    Iceland needs sharper focus on research and education for successful innovation-led recovery

    An international panel of experts mandated by the Icelandic government recommends consolidation of the universities and revitalized governance and support measures to build on Iceland’s world-class science base. (May 2009)

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  • 2-June-2009

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    Policy Responses to the Economic Crisis: Investing in Innovation for Long-Term Growth (OECD Digital Economy Paper 159)

    This report warns that innovation risks being hit hard by the economic crisis as the capital to finance it grows scarce.

  • 26-May-2009

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    Education, Research and Innovation Policy: A new direction for Iceland

    Higher education in Iceland has grown and diversified more quickly and more recently than almost any other OECD country, and circumstances dictate that Iceland must now adapt its system more quickly than others as well.

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  • 25-May-2009

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    OECD Biotechnology Statistics 2009

    The 2009 edition brings together the latest available economic and activity data on biotechnology and innovation for 22 OECD members and four non-member countries. It builds on the extensive work of the OECD and national experts to improve the comparability of biotechnology statistics.

  • 29-April-2009

    English

    Implementation of the EU Service Directive

    The purpose of the workshop is to bring together European and national officials who are involved in the implementation of Directive 2006/123 EC on services in the internal market. The workshop will take place on 11-12 June 2009 at the European Institute of Public Administration in Maastricht (NL).

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  • 8-April-2009

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    Trademarks as an Indicator of Product and Marketing Innovations (OECD Science, Technology and Industry Working Paper 2009/6)

    This paper aims at presenting trademarks, their potential link with innovations and their main statistical properties, to see if they may serve as an innovation indicator.

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