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Innovating the Public Sector: from Ideas to Impact
12/11/2014 16:58 - The OECD Conference on Innovating the Public Sector: From Ideas to Impact on 12-13 November 2014 will bring together public sector practitioners, researchers, civil society and businesses to discuss how innovation can help solve today's complex challenges.

The Space Economy at a Glance 2014
23/10/2014 12:56 - This publication provides a statistical overview of the global space sector and its contributions to economic activity. This new edition provides indicators and statistics based on both official and private data, in over forty countries with space programmes, and identifies new dynamics in the space sector.

Global Forum on the Knowledge Economy 2014
02/10/2014 10:00 - The overarching theme of the 2014 Global Forum, held in Tokyo on 2 and 3 October, was data-driven innovation for a resilient society. The event focused on the collection and use of data throughout the economy and society for enhanced growth and well-being.

Joint OECD-NBER Conference on Productivity Growth and Innovation in the Long Run
25/09/2014 10:00 - Despite large and growing investments in knowledge and innovation, productivity growth in many countries has slowed in recent years. At the same time, the urgent need for more rapid innovation (including its uptake and diffusion) in several key areas, such as in environment. This joint OECD-NBER workshop on 25-26 September 2014 will bring together academic experts to consider these challenges.

E-leaders meeting: Improving Governance for Better Digital Strategies
22/09/2014 10:00 - On 22-23 September 2014, the Danish Government and the OECD will organise the next meeting of the OECD Network on E-Government (E-Leaders 2014) in Copenhagen, Denmark to discuss "Improving Governance for Better Digital Strategies".

OECD Recommendation on Digital Government Strategies
23/07/2014 18:37 - The OECD Recommendation on Digital Government Strategies aims to support the development and implementation of digital government strategies that bring governments closer to citizens and businesses.

OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy
23/07/2014 12:00 - These reviews offer a comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of individual OECD member and non-member countries, focusing on the role of government. They provide concrete recommendations on how to improve policies which impact on innovation performance.

Measuring Innovation in Education
17/07/2014 16:17 - This report explores the association between school innovation and different measures related to educational objectives. This book is the beginning of a new journey: it calls for innovations in the field of measurement ? and not just of education.

Smarter research spending would boost French innovation, says OECD
27/06/2014 11:30 - Encouraging private-sector innovation, making public research institutions more accountable and channelling more funds into the most promising R&D projects would help restore France?s former prowess in science and technology, a new OECD report says.

Main Science and Technology Indicators
10/06/2014 18:40 - A timely set of indicators that reflect the level and structure of the efforts undertaken by OECD member countries and selected non-member economies in the field of science and technology.

Round-table on ?Societies and the Imperative of Innovation?
10/06/2014 16:36 - As advanced economies struggle to consolidate recovery from the deepest financial crisis in modern times, promoting innovation becomes critically important to develop new products, new services, and new ways of doing thing, said OECD Secretary-General.

Netherlands: Make economic, innovation and territorial reforms work together to boost growth and competitiveness, says OECD
24/04/2014 18:00 - The Netherlands is gradually emerging from a double-dip recession with strengthened public finances and reforms on track to improve the labour and housing markets and the health care and pension systems. These reforms are paying off, says the OECD. Growth is expected to reach 1% this year and 1.3% in 2015.

Making Innovation Policy Work: Learning from Experimentation
10/04/2014 21:00 - Building on concrete examples, this book explores emerging topics in innovation policy for more inclusive and sustainable growth.

Environmental Policies and Risk Finance in the Green Sector: Cross-country Evidence
02/04/2014 20:37 - Risk finance is essential for new ventures to commercialise new ideas and grow, especially in emerging sectors. Yet very little is known about the drivers and characteristics of risk finance in the green sector. This paper aims to fill this gap by providing a detailed description of risk finance in the green sector across 29 countries and identifying the role that policies might have in shaping high-growth investments.

Symposium on Innovation and Inclusive Growth
20/03/2014 15:43 - This event brought together leading experts and policy makers from advanced, emerging and developing economies to discuss the critical challenges that need to be addressed for innovation to support inclusive growth and identify key policy principles.

Unleashing the Power of Big Data for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Research
20/03/2014 11:53 - More than 35 million people worldwide had dementia in 2010 and this number is expected to exceed 115 million by 2050. This paper reports on the opportunities offered by the informatics revolution and big data to address Alzheimer?s Disease and dementia. This will require careful planning and multi-stakeholder collaboration as technical, administrative, regulatory, infrastructure and financial obstacles emerge.

Intelligent Demand: Policy Rationale, Design and Potential Benefits
18/02/2014 13:01 - This paper reviews demand-side innovation policies, their rationales and importance across countries, different approaches to their design, the challenges entailed in their implementation and evaluation, and good practices. Three main forms of demand-side policy are considered: innovation-oriented public procurement, innovation-oriented regulations, and standards, with emphasis on innovation-oriented public procurement.

OECD LEED-Cedefop 2nd Green Skills Forum 2014 (Paris, France)
14/02/2014 01:00 - LEED and Cedefop organise the second edition of the Green Skills Forum which will bring together experts in innovation, employability and skills development and lessons from work conducted by the OECD, Cedefop, and other organisations on the implications of the green economy for skills development and training policies.

Insights blog: Commercialising public research - One of the Innovation Policy Platform?s core subjects
16/01/2014 15:28 - Recent work conducted at the OECD and the Innovation Policy Platform demonstrate the importance of channels other than patents for the commercialisation of public research. While patenting remains important, universities and PRIs are emphasizing other ways to commercialise their research, notably collaborative research, student entrepreneurship and faculty mobility, contract research and consulting.

National Intellectual Property Systems, Innovation and Economic Development with perspectives on Colombia and Indonesia
14/01/2014 16:50 - This publication addresses the role of national systems of IP in the socio-economic development of emerging countries, notably through their impact on innovation. It presents a framework that identifies the key mechanisms that enable IP systems to support emerging countries? innovation and development objectives.

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