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In November 2009 the OECD participated in the fourth Internet Governance Forum, which took place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Below is a report on the three events organized by the OECD at the IGF.
This report gives an overview of sensor technologies and applications, and quantifies their environmental impacts.
Extensive work has been undertaken analysing and providing policy principles for the development and use of public sector information, including weather and maps through to public broadcasting archives, museums and art repositories.
The OECD organized the following events at the 2009 IGF
Facilitating the mobilisation, sharing, or exchange of patents is important to promote innovation. Analysis of the functions, business models, and activities of IP specialist firms which organise the circulation of patented inventions is the central topic of this research.
This report represents the first part of a two-phase OECD project on IMRS. It provides information and analysis on market developments and pricing in IMRS and sets out the nature of the perceived problem together with analysis on why IMRS pricing takes the form it does.
The STI Scoreboard illustrates and analyses a wide set of indicators of science, technology, globalisation and industrial performance in OECD and major non-OECD countries. It includes the latest figures for R&D, foreign direct investment, risk capital and technology-related trade.
This country note, extracted from the STI Scoreboard 2009, explores recent developments in matters relating to innovation, science, technology and globalisation in Canada.
What impact has the crisis had on innovation and spending on research and development? How can innovation help to solve environmental and social threats? The OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2009 provides the data and analysis to answer these questions.
This paper investigates the characteristics, functioning and incidence of pre-emptive patenting, defined as patent filings whose main effect is to hamper the grant of other patents.