This report describes the scientific, industrial, regulatory, and health care management system context in which biomarkers are being developed. It identifies some of the barriers which may impede biomarker research, discovery, development, commercialisation and, ultimately, uptake in clinics.
The roundtable will focus on three policy issues of common interest to China and OECD countries: governance of national innovation systems, management of public research, and demand-side policies for innovation.
This study examines trends in and key features of policies and programmes used by governments to support innovation in the business sector.
The objective of this workshop was to bring together subject experts and policy makers to consider the breadth of mechanisms used by firms and organisations to source and deploy knowledge in the pursuit of innovation.
This book examines international drivers, enabling technologies fast-tracking industrial biotechnology, industry trends, some products appearing on the market, industry structure and finance, and policy measures and trends. It examines separately biofuels, biobased chemicals and bioplastics.
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This project will seek to improve the measurement of intangible assets both at the macro and firm level, analysing their contribution to growth and their relationship to new business models.
Public research institutions (PRIs) are crucial for innovation due to their role in knowledge creation and diffusion. This publication provides new information on PRIs and government strategies, showing how they have evolved.
This blogpost from the OECD Insights Blog sets out some of the main findings from the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2011, including where scientific research is being done and what impact it has, how patents are tracking the impact of science and more.
The quality of patent filings has fallen dramatically over the past two decades. The rush to protect even minor improvements is overburdening patent offices and reduces the potential for breakthrough inventions, according to the Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2011.
The quality of patent filings has fallen by 20% over the past two decades, as reported in this 2-minute video. Fall in quality reduces the potential for breakthrough inventions, says the OECD's Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2011.