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The focus at the OECD on industrial biotechnology is to identify the potential contribution of biotechnology to sustainable growth and development, and identify and appraise policy options for supply and demand side interventions that can drive efficient transition towards bio-based economy.
This comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of South Africa focuses on the role of government, and provides concrete recommendations on how to improve policies which impact on innovation performance, including R&D policies.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) final report on the OECD peer review of Spain’s “policy mix” for research and innovation policies.
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.
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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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).
Companies can boost their stock market valuations and lower their cost of capital through improved reporting of intellectual assets and value creation strategies that overcome the limits of accounting standards, according to a report by the OECD.
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This article shows the possible opportunities and risks of nanotechnologies today.