Reports


  • 22-October-2008

    English

    Task Force on Biomedicine and Health Innovation

    In November 2007 the Working Party on Biotechnology established a new Task Force on Biomedicine and Health Innovation. The Task Force was asked to develop a Synthesis Report of the main policy messages that emerged from OECD work related to innovation and health.

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  • 20-October-2008

    English

    OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Hungary

    This publication assesses the current status of Hungary’s innovation system and policies, and identifies where and how the government should focus its efforts to improve the country's innovation capabilities.

  • 7-October-2008

    English

    Open Innovation in Global Networks

    Businesses are increasingly internationalising their innovation activities and working with external partners. This publication examines what drives companies to collaborate on R&D with international partners and how global networks fit into overall business strategies.

  • 23-September-2008

    English

    The Global Competition for Talent: Mobility of the Highly Skilled

    This publication discusses the dimensions, significance and policy implications of international flows of human resources in science and technology (HRST) and aims to extend understanding of the dimensions of HRST mobility, particularly of scientists, engineers and researchers.

  • 11-September-2008

    English

    OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: China

    This review assesses the current status of China’s national innovation system and policies, and recommends the most important improvements required in both the policy and institutional environments for China to succeed in promoting innovation through a market-based approach.

  • 8-September-2008

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    Compendium of Patent Statistics 2008

    This document provides a snapshot of the latest available internationally comparable data on patents. The indicators presented are specifically designed to reflect recent trends in inventive activities across a wide range of OECD member and non-member countries.

  • 16-July-2008

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    Mathematics in Industry

    This report contains findings emphasising the significant (and largely unrealised) potential of applying advanced mathematics to modern industrial problems. Mechanisms of proven efficacy are described, for implementation by universities, institutes, companies and government agencies.

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  • 7-July-2008

    English

    List of Manufactured Nanomaterials and List of Endpoints for Phase One of the OECD Testing Programme

    OECD’s Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials launched a “sponsorship programme” at its 3rd meeting (November 2007). Countries will share the testing of specific nanomaterials (MNs) under this programme.

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  • 1-July-2008

    English

    OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Norway

    This volume reviews the strengths and weaknesses of Norway’s innovation system and recommends steps the government could take to foster innovation activity and increase the impact of innovation on the country’s future prosperity and social well-being.

  • 16-June-2008

    English

    The Internationalisation of Business R&D: Evidence, Impacts and Implications

    Intensified global competition has forced companies to innovate and develop commercially viable products and services faster. This report brings together the empirical evidence on the internationalisation of business research and development.

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