The Global Science Forum brings together science policy officials from OECD countries. The delegates, who meet twice a year, seek to identify and maximise opportunities for international co-operation in basic scientific research.
The objective to achieve inclusive growth is at the top of many governments’ agendas because high levels of inequalities negatively affect the well-being and growth. In order to develop concrete policy solutions, the project has developed a framework to analyse innovation and relevant related policies from the perspective of industrial, social and territorial inclusiveness.
The OECD project on green growth and eco-innovation aims to promote sustainable production by spreading existing knowledge and providing industry with a means to benchmark their products and production processes.
One of the important lessons of the past two decades has been the pivotal role of innovation in economic development. The build-up of innovation capacities has played a central role in the growth dynamics of successful developing countries. Ongoing work at the OECD analyses innovation for development around a number of specific themes.
This toolkit aims to provide a practical starting point for businesses around the world to improve the efficiency of their production processes and products enabling them to contribute to sustainable development and green growth.
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.