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.
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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.
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.
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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.
This book seeks to increase understanding of the links between skills and innovation. It explores the wide range of skills required, and it presents data and evidence on countries' stocks and flows of skills and the links between skill inputs and innovation outputs.
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This document contains both the GSF report on Roadmapping of Large Research Infrastructures (2008) and the newly released report on Establishing Large International Research Infrastructures: Issues and Options (2010).
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Intended for scientists and research administrators who are contemplating a major new international project, this report addresses a wide spectrum of practical matters, from the formal aspects of legal agreements to less easily codified “lessons learned and good practices”.
Nowhere is innovation more relevant than in the context than human health. Thus, the recent economic worries have done much to bring the issues set out in this document even further up the political agenda.
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This consensus document identifies the key nutrients, toxicants, and other constituents that may contribute to the nutritional or anti-nutritional properties of low erucic acid rapeseed (canola). It contains a general description of the use of low erucic acid rapeseed as both a food and a feed product. The main nutrients, toxicants, and other constituents in both low erucic acid rapeseed oil and low erucic acid rapeseed meal are
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This text was prepared by the Task Force for the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds to provide an introduction to the consensus documents of the OECD’s Task Force. It explains, amongst other things, why the Task Force decided to prepare consensus documents as part of its programme of work. It describes their purpose and their use as a practical contribution to the risk/safety assessment of foods and feeds derived from transgenic