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This global forum, to be held in Paris on 12-13 September 2011, will explore the role that science and innovation policies should play in fostering growth and sustainable development and in improving the quality of life.
We must reboot our economies with a more intelligent type of growth, driven by new start-ups, innovative small and medium enterprises. We need new ideas, new business models, greener technologies but we also need new skills. Thus, innovation go hand in hand with education and knowledge.
Assets you cannot touch lie behind successful innovations. What are they and how can policy make a difference? This OECD Observer article untangles these "intangibles".
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This document contains a summary of the technology intensity aggregates used in STAN.
The aim of this meeting is to reach a consensus on how best to ensure the continued growth and innovation of the Internet economy. It follows up on the OECD Ministerial Meeting on The Future of the Internet Economy held in Seoul in June 2008.
Russia should increase protection of intellectual property, strengthen competition and invest more in research and development to boost innovation and entrepreneurship across its economy, according to a new OECD report.
This review identifies the strengths and weaknesses of Russia’s innovation system. It pays particular attention to government initiatives to build on existing strengths and to offset and overcome weaknesses.
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This flyer introduces an overview of the forthcoming OECD Sustainable Manufacturing Toolkit to be launched in June 2011. It can be distributed among relevant stakeholders for free.
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.
This conference aimed to raise public awareness about the growing importance of intangibles in driving economic growth and provided a roadmap for identification of key research and policy areas that can help governments and businesses develop growth strategies.