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OECD launches Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2016

 

07/12/2016 - The OECD, together with the European Commission, will launch the OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2016 on Thursday 8 December at 9am CET. Journalists are welcome to attend a presentation of the report by OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Director Andrew Wyckoff at the Nowotny Auditorium. (Download the event agenda here.)

 

The flagship biannual report looks at how new trends in government funding of science and technology research, emerging technologies and global megatrends like climate change and ageing populations will affect innovation. It also examines science, technology and innovation policy and performance in 50 countries.

 

The STI Outlook 2016 along with 50 individual country profiles and 40 policy profiles will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 09:00 CET on 8 December for immediate release. Create your MyOECD account here.

 

Requests to receive the STI Outlook 2016 under embargo ahead of release time should be sent to Elvira.BERRUETA-IMAZ@oecd.org. Journalists requesting an electronic version in advance of the release time agree to respect OECD embargo conditions.

 

To register for the launch event, please email: RTDOECD-STI-EVENT-2016@ec.europa.eu

 

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