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  • 13-September-2012

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    Innovation: Economic crisis and weak outlook hit R&D, says OECD

    Business spending on research and development has been hit hard by the economic crisis, with nearly all OECD countries seeing a fall in investment which could impact innovation and long-term growth, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 13-September-2012

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    OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook

    The STI Outlook reviews the key policy trends and performance of OECD countries and major emerging economies in a number of areas related to science and innovation based on the latest information and indicators. The policy and country profiles in the 2012 edition highlight the expected contributions of science, technology and innovation to a sustainable and lasting recovery from the economic crisis.

  • 12-September-2012

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    Consensus Document on the Biology of Cucurbita L. (Squashes, Pumpkins, Zucchinis and Gourds)

    Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology Series: the new issue on the biology of Cucurbita L. species (squashes, pumpkins, zucchinis and gourds) is now available. Given the production and use of these vegetable crops worldwide, this document should be of interest for many readers.

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  • 11-September-2012

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    Six Years of OECD Work on The Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials: Achievements and Future Opportunities

    This communication outlines the achievements made so far by OECD in addressing the human health and environmental safety implications of manufactured nanomaterials

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  • 7-September-2012

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    Green growth and eco-innovation

    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.

  • 22-August-2012

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    Revised Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Soybean [Glycine Max (L.) Merr.]: Key Food and Feed Nutrients, Antinutrients, Toxicants and Allergens

    Novel Food and Feed Series: the revised SOYBEAN document on composition (key nutrients, anti-nutrients, toxicants and allergens) is now available. It replaces the original 2001 document. Given the growing importance of soybean commodities in food and feed worldwide, it should be of interest for many readers.

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  • 11-July-2012

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    OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Slovenia

    This review offers a comprehensive assessment of Slovenia's innovation system, focusing on the role of government. It provides concrete recommendations and identifies good practices.

  • 15-June-2012

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    Meeting Global Challenges through Better Governance: International Co-operation in Science, Technology and Innovation

    Based on case studies, this book presents lessons and good practices on a range of governance mechanisms used for international co-operation in science, technology and innovation to address global challenges.

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  • 12-June-2012

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    Innovation for development

    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.

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  • 7-June-2012

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    Final ICTNET Conference on the Economic Impact of ICT: Policy Drivers and Economic Evidence (OECD, Paris, 25-26 June 2012)

    This conference aimed to provide policy-makers with evidence and tools to measure the economic impact of ICTs, assess the effectiveness of their current policies and feed into the ICT policy agenda for the years to come.

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