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This symposium will highlight some of the key results from ongoing OECD work on innovative technologies for tackling major societal challenges. Specifically, it draws on a series of five special workshops organised in the first half of 2012 which examined space technologies’ current and future contribution to surveillance and early warning on global threats.
25 delegates from 16 countries, and a representative from the European Commission participated in the first meeting of the Observatory’s Task Force. The meeting provided a valuable opportunity to discuss the strategic directions and initial activities of the Observatory. At the end of the meeting, Task Force members supported the nomination of Canada and France as Co-chairs of the Task Force.
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This workshop aims to showcase good practices of radical and systemic eco-innovations and enhance understanding of the role that new business models can play, and will also draw lessons for industry and policy makers to accelerate the deployment and diffusion of promising environmental technologies and solutions. The workshop will also serve to establish a network of experts and innovators and identify potential future work for the
This symposium will gather a group of prominent experts and policy makers from around the world to deliberate on various aspects of innovation policy and its link to economic growth, and to review country experiences.
The objective of this workshop was to bring together subject experts and policy makers to consider the breadth of mechanisms used by firms and organisations to source and deploy knowledge in the pursuit of innovation.
This global forum, to be held in Paris on 12-13 September 2011, will explore the role that science and innovation policies should play in fostering growth and sustainable development and in improving the quality of life.
The aim of this meeting is to reach a consensus on how best to ensure the continued growth and innovation of the Internet economy. It follows up on the OECD Ministerial Meeting on The Future of the Internet Economy held in Seoul in June 2008.
This conference aimed to raise public awareness about the growing importance of intangibles in driving economic growth and provided a roadmap for identification of key research and policy areas that can help governments and businesses develop growth strategies.
Education ministers met at the OECD on 4-5 November 2010. They focused on how to foster human and social capital for the benefit of their post-crisis economies and societies.
This workshop, held in Paris, sought to develop a vision and medium-term strategy for work on green research, technology and innovation.