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OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018

Adapting to Technological and Societal Disruption

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Published on November 19, 2018

Also available in: French

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The OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 is the twelfth edition in a series that biennially reviews key trends in science, technology and innovation (STI) policy in OECD countries and a number of major partner economies. The 14 chapters within this edition look at a range of topics, notably the opportunities and challenges related to enhanced data access, the impacts of artificial intelligence on science and manufacturing, and the influence of digitalisation on research and innovation. The report also discusses the shortcomings of current policy measures, how the Sustainable Development Goals are re-shaping STI policy agendas, and the need for new - more flexible and agile - approaches to technology governance and policy design. While these disruptive changes challenge policy makers in a number of ways, the digital revolution underway also provides solutions for better policy targeting, implementation and monitoring.

This report relies on the latest academic work in the field, research and innovation statistical data, as well as data on wider trends and issues. It makes extensive use of country responses to the 2017 EC OECD STI policy survey (https://stip.oecd.org) and features contributions by renowned experts and academics to broaden the debate and provide more personal, sometimes controversial, angles to it.

SUMMARIESavailable in 26 languages

English OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in English)
French OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in French) Science, technologie et innovation : Perspectives de l'OCDE 2018
Spanish OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Spanish) OCDE Perspectivas de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación 2018
German OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in German) OECD Wissenschafts-, Technologie- und Innovationsausblick 2018
Japanese OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Japanese) OECD科学技術イノベーション アウトルック2018
Italian OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Italian) Prospettive dell’OCSE sulla Scienza, tecnologia e sull’innovazione 2018
Chinese OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Chinese) 2018年OECD科学、技术与创新展望
Czech OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Czech) Výhled OECD na rok 2018 v oblasti vědy, technologií a inovací
Danish OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Danish) OECD Udsigter for videnskab, teknologi og innovation 2018
Dutch OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Dutch) OESO - Vooruitzichten voor wetenschap, technologie en innovatie 2018
Estonian OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Estonian) OECD teaduse, tehnoloogia ja innovatsiooni väljavaated 2018
Finnish OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Finnish) OECD:n Tiede- Teknologia- ja Innovaatiokatsaus 2018
Greek OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Greek) Επιστήμη, Τεχνολογία και Καινοτομία: Προοπτικές ΟΟΣΑ, Έκδοση 2018
Hebrew OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Hebrew) סקירת OECD לשנת 2018 בנושא מדע, טכנולוגיה וחדשנות
Hungarian OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Hungarian) OECD tudomány, technológia és innováció: 2018. évi kilátások
Icelandic OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Icelandic) Horfur OECD í vísindum, tækni og nýsköpun árið 2018
Korean OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Korean) 2018년도 OECD 과학·기술·혁신 전망
Latvian OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Latvian) OECD Zinātnes, tehnoloģiju un inovāciju apskats 2018
Norwegian OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Norwegian) OECD-rapport om vitenskap, teknologi og innovasjon 2016
Polish OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Polish) Nauka, technologia i innowacje w krajach: przegląd OECD 2018
Portuguese OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Portuguese) Perspetivas da OCDE para a Ciência, a Tecnologia e a Inovação 2018
Russian OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Russian) Перспективы науки, технологий и инноваций ОЭСР 2018
Slovak OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Slovak) Výhľad OECD v oblasti vedy, technológií a inovácií v roku 2018
Slovene OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Slovenian) Pregled področja znanosti, tehnologije in inovacij OECD 2018
Swedish OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Swedish) Vetenskap, teknik och innovation: Översikt 2018
Turkish OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Summary in Turkish) OECD 2018 Bilim, Teknoloji ve İnovasyon Görünümü

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Foreword
Executive summary
Adapting to technological and societal disruption (Infographic)
An introduction to the STI Outlook 2018
Artificial intelligence and the technologies of the Next Production Revolution
Perspectives on innovation policies in the digital age
STI policies for delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals
Artificial intelligence and machine learning in science
Enhanced access to publicly funded data for STI
Gender in a changing context for STI
New trends in public research funding
The governance of public research policy across OECD countries
Technology governance and the innovation process
New approaches in policy design and experimentation
The digitalisation of science and innovation policy
Mixing experimentation and targeting: innovative entrepreneurship policy in a digitised world
Blue Sky perspectives towards the next generation of data and indicators on science and innovation
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19/11/2018 - The Secretary General of the OECD, Mr. Angel Gurría, launched the OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018. in the presence of Andrew Wyckoff, OECD Director for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI).

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