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There is no magic bullet to strengthen innovation performance. However, concentrating policies on the five concrete areas for action discussed in this paper will help governments in fostering more innovative, productive and prosperous societies, and strengthen the global economy in the process.
Webpage for the launch of the Open Government Data Review of Poland. The review finds that the combination of political vision, civil society advocacy and EU policy developments have aligned to create a positive environment in Poland for Open Government Data (OGD) initiatives.
Dementia is a devastating condition for the people affected, their family and friends, and for health systems. Through its global reach and ability to bring together government and non-government perspectives, OECD is in a unique position to face up to the challenge.
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“Inclusive innovation” projects are initiatives that directly serve the welfare of lower-income and excluded groups. Inclusive innovations often modify existing technologies, products or services to better meet the needs of those groups.
A timely set of indicators that reflect the level and structure of the efforts undertaken by OECD member countries and selected non-member economies in the field of science and technology.
New approaches are needed for addressing social and economic challenges, including new models of public and private partnership which can fund, deliver and scale innovative solutions from the ground up.
Please see here for a list of OECD publications on public sector innovation and digital government.
These reviews offer a comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of individual OECD member and non-member countries, focusing on the role of government. They provide concrete recommendations on how to improve policies which impact on innovation performance.
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India's “Decade of Innovations 2010-20” commits to strengthening science, technology and innovation (STI) capacities, with an objective to increase gross expenditure on R&D to 2% of GDP by 2020.
Specific interest in “converging technologies” and “technology convergence” has been growing in scientific, technological and policy circles since the beginning of the 2000s. This report focuses attention on specific instances of technology convergence and the opportunities and challenges they create.