This electronic publication provides recent statistics on the resources devoted to the R&D in OECD countries and in nine non-member economies.
A timely set of indicators that reflect the level and structure of the efforts undertaken by OECD member countries and selected non-member economies in the field of science and technology.
The STAN database provides analysts and researchers with a comprehensive tool for analyzing industrial performance at a relatively detailed level of activity across countries.
Data set on R&D expenditure by industry which addresses the problems of international comparability and breaks in the time series of the official business enterprise R&D data.
The OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation manages these databases to produce internationally comparable statistics and indicators which underpin policy-related analytical work on industry and innovation, particularly with respect to the links between technology, competitiveness and globalisation.
The STIP Compass is an initiative of the European Commission and the OECD to collect together in one place quantitative and qualitative data on national trends in science, technology and innovation (STI) policy. It incorporates more than 500 interactive dashboards and provides a sophisticated search tool with smart filtering that facilitates policy discovery.
The OECD is working with member and non-member economies to review policies to promote open science and to assess their impact on research and innovation.
Digitalisation is fundamentally changing science and this paper lays out some of the opportunities, risks and major policy challenges associated with these changes. More specifically, it lays out a conceptual framework for open science which aims to help different communities to decide on their own priorities within the open science space.
The Global Science Forum brings together science policy officials from OECD countries. The delegates, who meet twice a year, seek to identify and maximise opportunities for international co-operation in basic scientific research.
This report explores the challenges and enablers for the effective functioning of international research data networks. It analyses the diversity and complexity of these networks, and issues such as governance and funding in 32 cases. It includes a set of policy recommendations as a basis for building the shared understanding that is necessary to develop effective and sustainable international research data networks.