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This book examines international drivers, enabling technologies fast-tracking industrial biotechnology, industry trends, some products appearing on the market, industry structure and finance, and policy measures and trends. It examines separately biofuels, biobased chemicals and bioplastics.
On 30 September 2011, 9:00-10:30, the OECD organised a very successful Open Forum at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) on basic principles for Internet policy making to help ensure the Internet remains open and dynamic
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This project will seek to improve the measurement of intangible assets both at the macro and firm level, analysing their contribution to growth and their relationship to new business models.
Public research institutions (PRIs) are crucial for innovation due to their role in knowledge creation and diffusion. This publication provides new information on PRIs and government strategies, showing how they have evolved.
The OECD organised the following events that took place at the sixth annual Internet Governance Forum Meeting in Nairobi (Kenya) on 27-30 September 2011
This book presents a comprehensive view of Internet intermediaries, their economic and social function, development and prospects, benefits and costs, and roles and responsibilities.
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The OECD’s project on Internet intermediaries examines public policy issues associated with Internet intermediaries, and their roles and responsibil
The STI Scoreboard analyses the major trends in knowledge and innovation in today’s global economy. With over 180 indicators it presents a policy-oriented review of science, technology, innovation and industrial performance in OECD and major non-OECD countries.
The quality of patent filings has fallen dramatically over the past two decades. The rush to protect even minor improvements is overburdening patent offices and reduces the potential for breakthrough inventions, according to the Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2011.
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.