Russia should increase protection of intellectual property, strengthen competition and invest more in research and development to boost innovation and entrepreneurship across its economy, according to a new OECD report.
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This flyer introduces an overview of the forthcoming OECD Sustainable Manufacturing Toolkit to be launched in June 2011. It can be distributed among relevant stakeholders for free.
This book examines dynamics between demand and innovation and provides insights into the rationale and scope for public policies. Drawing on country experience and case studies, it illustrates good practices for designing, implementing and evaluating demand-side innovation policies.
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.
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The OECD’s 50th Anniversary is an opportunity to reaffirm what we stand for and what we are about. After 50 years, our objective is and remains to help member and partner country’s governments to formulate and implement better policies for better lives.
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This report describes issues and options that deserve the attention of scientists and administrators in both industrialised and developing countries, as they seek to design, initiate and manage collaborative research programmes and projects that include both scientific and development goals.
The OECD/NEA will co-organise a G8-G20 meeting on nuclear energy safety issues 7-8 June, as part of international efforts to learn from the accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and help prevent similar disasters in the future.
This book analyses the current trends in international investment in innovation and the attractiveness policies already implemented. The report also explores in more detail the role of investment incentives that governments tend to give to international investors.
The way science is done has been changed radically by the connectivity offered by the Internet and other communication tools. This means that what has been called the science of science policy will have to change too, says this OECD Insights blogpost.
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This report sets out a strategic vision of the future of the field, reflecting the perspectives of agency officials, laboratory administrators, and scientists. It incorporates considerations of cost, schedule, human resources, benefits to society, and the prospects for international co-operation.