Meetings / Conferences / Agendas


  • 9-July-2009

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    OECD Conference on Potential Environmental Benefits of Nanotechnology: Fostering Safe Innovation-Led Growth

    This conference, which took place in Paris on 15-17 July 2009, will significantly contribute to accelerating OECD’s current efforts for fostering “green” and innovation-led growth in nanotechnology.

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  • 26-June-2009

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    OECD Workshop on Best Practices in Assessing the Environmental and Economic Sustainability of Bio-based Products - Montreal, Canada - 23-24 July 2009

    An OECD workshop hosted by Canada will be held on July 23-24, 2009 in Montréal, Québec immediately after the 6th World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bio-processing to discuss progress over the past 5 years in the methodologies used for sustainability assessment of bio-based products.

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  • 12-May-2009

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    International Co-operation to address Global Challenges - New Approaches and Governance Mechanisms for Multinational Science and Technology Co-operation

    In recent years, the need to address social and environmental challenges has grown in urgency. Climate change, energy supply and security, agriculture and food security, and water are some of the global challenges that have received increasing attention of the highest political level.

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  • 11-May-2009

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    Workshop on International Co-operation to Address Global Challenges - New Approaches and Governance Mechanisms for Multinational Science and Technology Co-operation

    Examples of research collaboration on climate change, food security, energy, and infectious diseases help demonstrate the potential that some key global challenges can be addressed through enhanced international STI co-operation.

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  • 20-April-2009

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    Enhancing Innovation: OECD Workshop on Collaborative Mechanisms for Intellectual Property Management (Paris, 4-5 May 2009)

    This workshop will focus on collaborative mechanisms such as IP clearinghouses, patent pools, model/framework agreements, IP exchanges and auctions, and other forms of innovation partnerships. Several initiatives to be presented at the workshop have garnered international attention.

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  • 17-March-2009

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    Revising the Lisbon Strategy through the OECD Innovation Strategy

    Speech by OECD Deputy Secretary-General Pier Carlo Padoan at the INCOM Workshop on Innovation and Growth Policy in the EU, Prague, 22-23 January 2009

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  • 24-February-2009

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    Informal Seminar on Sustainability and the Role of Innovation Policies in the Current Financial Crisis

    Summary and conclusions of a seminar held at the OECD on 16 February 2009.

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  • 28-January-2009

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  • 30-October-2008

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    OECD Expert Workshop on Policy Issues for the Development and Use of Biomarkers in Health, 6-7 October 2008

    The impact of biotechnologies on medical research is intensifying. Because of new highly performing technologies, we are better able to understand and explore disease and drug mechanisms, which in turn could lead to major changes in the approach of patient care.

  • 1-August-2008

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    2nd OECD Conference on Innovation in the Software Sector, 6 October 2008

    This conference will consider innovation in the software sector from business and economic perspectives, taking into account the factors that drive innovation, including key framework conditions.

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