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This paper presents a new edition of the project's technical guidelines including methodological guidelines, a core model questionnaire and instruction manual, and the output tables used for reporting data at the international level and related definitions.
The STI Outlook reviews the key policy trends and performance of OECD countries and major emerging economies in a number of areas related to science and innovation based on the latest information and indicators. The policy and country profiles in the 2012 edition highlight the expected contributions of science, technology and innovation to a sustainable and lasting recovery from the economic crisis.
Patent indicators are used to map aspects of the innovative performance and technological progress of countries, regions or certain specific domains and technology fields. Updated series (June 2012) are provided in OECD.Stat
As the internationally recognized methodology for collecting and using R&D statistics, the Frascati Manual is an essential tool for statisticians worldwide. It includes definitions of basic concepts, data collection guidelines, and classifications for compiling statistics.
Increasingly, synthetic biology appears poised to transform a number of existing products and process and to create new renewable alternatives. It may radically impact many fields, from energy to health, and may even provide solutions to a number of climate and environmental problems.
This guide provides the statistical definitions, classifications and methods to measure and compare the information society across countries. It provides a standard reference for statisticians, analysts and policy-makers in the field.
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This document contains a summary of the technology intensity aggregates used in STAN.
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This brochure describes the OECD Database on Research into the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials and how users can access, search and contribute to it.
The objective of this document, Guidance Manual for the Testing of Manufactured Nanomaterials, is to assist sponsors in the development of Dossier Development Plans (DDPs).
This Guidance Manual for the Testing of Manufactured Nanomaterials, is a “living document” and as such, it will be updated and amended in an iterative manner based upon knowledge accumulation as the testing programme and Dossier Development Plans (DDPs) work progresses.