OECD presents Review of Innovation Policy in France


25/06/2014 - Press conference: 10h30 on Friday 27 June at the Commissariat genéral à la stratégie et à la prospective, 18 rue de Martignac, 75007 Paris


OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present a Review of Innovation Policy in France at a news conference on Friday alongside the Minister of Economy, Industrial Renewal and Digital Technology Arnaud Montebourg, the Minister of National Education, Tertiary Education and Research Benoit Hamon and Secretary of State for Tertiary Education and Research Geneviève Fioraso.


The OECD Review examines how and why France has lost ground in research and innovation in recent years and recommends ways to boost industry investment in R&D and ensure a better allocation of funds to the most promising projects.


Journalists are invited to register their attendance with Joris Aubrespin at France Stratégie (, 01 42 75 60 27) and should contact Catherine Bremer in the OECD Media Office (, 01 45 24 80 97) to request an advance copy of the Review under embargo. The Review will be available to OECD-registered journalists on the Organisation’s password-protected website.


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