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Statistics on biotechnology firms, biotechnology R&D (including public sector expenditures), biotech applications and patents.
This event, to be held on 8-9 December 2014 in Paris, seeks to gather cross-country evidence on various aspects of business and innovation dynamics, including new business venture formation, the role of framework conditions, and resource allocation and inclusive growth.
This consultation brought together experts and policy makers from Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore and Viet Nam to exchange policy experiences, identify different challenges faced by countries in the region and best practice examples adopted to strengthen the contributions of the national IP system to innovation.
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.
The OECD Global Forum on Development was held on 2 July 2014 at the OECD Headquarters in Paris. One of the Forum sessions focused specifically on the Innovation for Inclusive Growth project.
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.
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.
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France has a longstanding scientific and technical tradition, but to boost competitiveness and accelerate economic growth, it needs to fully exploit its innovation potential. This review highlights the need to encourage private-sector innovation, make public research institutions more accountable and channel more funds into the most promising R&D projects.
Data set on R&D expenditure by industry which addresses the problems of international comparability and breaks in the time series of the official business enterprise R&D data.
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.