Many governments now see technological innovation as a key channel to help them achieve a wide range of environmental objectives. Analysing patent data can give an accurate measure of innovations that reduce adverse environmental impacts.
This conference considered innovation in the software sector from an economic perspective, taking into account the factors that drive innovation, including key framework conditions.
Over the last decade, Chile has been the most successful Latin American country in reducing the per capita income gap compared to the advanced countries. Chile now needs to further strengthen some institutional pillars of an efficient market-oriented economy, notably its innovation system.
Bringing together over 200 internationally comparable quality indicators to explore the progress of national innovation strategies and recent developments in science, technology and industry.
This study aims at designing simple but robust methods that would enable to "nowcast", i.e. forecast the present (or the recent past), in order to improve the timeliness of patent indicators.
This comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of South Africa focuses on the role of government, and provides concrete recommendations on how to improve policies which impact on innovation performance, including R&D policies.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) final report on the OECD peer review of Spain’s “policy mix” for research and innovation policies.
This report examines whether the goal of reducing administrative burdens is sufficient in itself for e-government to transform public administrations, and ways governmental cross-level partnerships to deliver ICT-enabled services may simplify the relationship with citizens and businesses.
This paper aims to capture current inventive activities in nanotechnologies based on the analysis of patent applications to the European Patent Office (EPO).
Governments should work more closely with companies and strengthen enforcement to fight the rising global trade in counterfeit and pirated goods, according to a new OECD report.