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The next OECD Global Forum on the Knowledge Economy (GFKE) will take place on 2-3 October 2014 in Tokyo on the topic of data-driven innovation for a resilient society.
Despite large and growing investments in knowledge and innovation, productivity growth in many countries has slowed in recent years. At the same time, the urgent need for more rapid innovation (including its uptake and diffusion) in several key areas, such as in environment. This joint OECD-NBER workshop on 25-26 September 2014 will bring together academic experts to consider these challenges.
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Enhancing Translational Research and Clinical Development in Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementia: The Way Forward - Lausanne, Switzerland, 11-12 November 2014 - Draft Agenda
The OECD is undertaking extensive analysis on the role of data in promoting innovation, growth and well-being within its horizontal project on New Sources of Growth: Knowledge-Based Capital.
This workshop on 11-12 November 2014 in Lausanne, Switzerland will provide an international forum to discuss the challenges and barriers to the development of disease-modifying treatments and diagnostics for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia.
The OECD Global Forum on Development was held on 2 July 2014 at the OECD Headquarters in Paris. One of the Forum sessions focused specifically on the Innovation for Inclusive Growth project.
The OECD is present at the Internet Governance Forum 2014 and presenting its most recent work on the Internet economy in a number of sessions.
Cloud computing has become a platform for innovation. This paper looks at how the cloud changes the way computing is carried out, and evaluates the benefits, challenges and economic and environmental impacts. It discusses the policy issues raised and the role of governments and other stakeholders in addressing them.
This publication reports on trends in the steelmaking capacity of economies that are not members of the OECD. It examines existing capacity and investments that will lead to changes by 2014, with detailed tables on equipment, starting dates of planned projects, and works ownership.
These reviews offer a comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of individual OECD member and non-member countries, focusing on the role of government. They provide concrete recommendations on how to improve policies which impact on innovation performance.