Innovation

Statistics

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Measuring R&D Tax Incentives

R&D tax incentives have become an important policy instrument in several OECD countries and partner economies to encourage firms to invest in R&D. Browse our latest indicators on R&D tax incentives.

Books

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Making Innovation Policy Work: Learning from Experimentation

Experimental policy making is particularly important for new and emerging innovation domains, such as innovative entrepreneurship, green innovation, and pro-poor or base-of-the-pyramid (BoP) innovation, where the scope for learning and improvement is the greatest.

Focus

Innovation Policy Platform

The Innovation Policy Platform

This interactive web space provides an online repository of resources to support better innovation policy making and analysis.

OPSI public sector innovation colorful people

OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation

The OECD is currently developing an Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) which collects and analyses examples and shared experiences of public sector innovation to provide practical advice to countries on how to make innovations work.

Green growth and sustainable development

The crisis convinced many countries that a different kind of economic growth is needed, which takes into account environmental, social and technological considerations.

The OECD Innovation Strategy

Well-timed and targeted innovation brings many benefits. It boosts productivity, increases economic growth and helps solve societal problems. The OECD Innovation Strategy provides a broad-based approach to promoting innovation.

Trade, innovation and growth

Trade liberalisation increases competition, fosters trade between industries and promotes the transfer of technology and skills/expertise.

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