Genetics is playing an increasingly important role in health care. New technical advances and information deriving from human genome research are changing health care practices and the economics of healthcare provision.
This paper aims to capture current inventive activities in nanotechnologies based on the analysis of patent applications to the European Patent Office (EPO).
This report presents the outcome of discussions held by the OECD member countries, together with a number of key partner countries, under the auspices of an expert Task Force established by the OECD Working Party on Biotechnology.
Governments should work more closely with companies and strengthen enforcement to fight the rising global trade in counterfeit and pirated goods, according to a new OECD report.
This review assesses the governance of Luxembourg’s innovation system and suggests the reforms needed to ensure that additional public investment in R&D will yield the expected economic and social benefits.
The Royal Society organised a workshop that brought together international academic experts and members of the OECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (WPNM). This report summarises the main issues discussed during the workshop.
These recommendations are intended to assist all actors involved when trying to improve the international sharing of, and access to, research data.
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This document is intended as a descriptive panorama on recent and ongoing OECD activities on IP issues as of 2007.
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The definition (classification) of ICT services in this document is part of a set of related definitions that also includes one for the ICT sector and another for ICT goods. Together these definitions are meant to support the production of a variety of ICT statistics.
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This document reflects the OECD agreement on the list of economic activities (industries) for the information economy (ICT sector and Content and media sector definitions) based on the UN International Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities (ISIC Rev. 4).