Innovation in science, technology and industry

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One of the important lessons of the past two decades has been the pivotal role of innovation in economic development. The build-up of innovation capacities has played a central role in the growth dynamics of successful developing countries.
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Smart specialisation is a policy framework combining industrial, innovation as well as educational policies (including their design, implementation, and evaluation) in order to promote new growth opportunities based on innovation and knowledge.
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This project aims to support countries in strengthening the contributions their national intellectual property (IP) systems can make to their socio-economic development, notably through their impacts on innovation performance.
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OECD-World Bank Innovation Policy Platform

The Innovation Policy Platform (IPP) is a web-based interactive space, developed jointly by the OECD and the World Bank, that provides an online repository of resources to support better innovation policy making and analysis. Beyond being a simple repository, its content is interconnected throughout the site making it easier for users to find what they are looking for. 

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Fail fast, learn fast and innovate
10 April 2014

Environmental Policies and Risk Finance in the Green Sector: Cross-country Evidence
2 April 2014

Unleashing the power of big data for Alzheimer's and dementia research
21 March 2013

Symposium on Innovation for Inclusive Growth
Paris, 20-21 March 2014

Intelligent Demand: Policy rationale, design and potential benefits
18 February 2014

National Intellectual Property Systems, Innovation and Economic Development with perspectives on Colombia and Indonesia
14 January 2014

Better knowledge for better innovation policies:
The Innovation Policy Platform

14 January 2014

Commercialising Public Research: New Trends and Strategies
11 December 2013

Conference: Patent Statistics for Decision Makers
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 12-13 November 2013

Colombia: Window of opportunity and strong imperative to innovate
25 October 2013

Innovation: Support for young firms would boost job creation
23 October 2013

Global Forum on the Knowledge Economy 2013: The Future of Science and Innovation Policies
Istanbul, Turkey, 22-23 October 2013

Video: How innovation is changing Europe
18 October 2013

Innovation: Reform R&D tax systems to help young firms
10 October 2013

Making Innovation Policy Work


Making Innovation Policy Work: Learning from Experimentation

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2013: Innovation for Growth


OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2013: Innovation for Growth

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2012 | OECD Free preview | Powered by Keepeek Digital Asset Management Solution


OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2012

OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: China 2008 | OECD Free preview | Powered by Keepeek Digital Asset Management Solution


OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy

 

Meeting Global Challenges through Better Governance | OECD Free preview | Powered by Keepeek Digital Asset Management Solution Meeting Global Challenges through Better Governance: International Co-operation in Science, Technology and Innovation
Fostering Innovation for Green Growth | OECD Free preview | Powered by Keepeek Digital Asset Management Solution
Fostering Innovation for Green Growth
Skills for Innovation and Research | OECD Free preview | Powered by Keepeek Digital Asset Management Solution
Skills for Innovation and Research

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