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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.

OECD Forum 2014: Resilient Economies for Inclusive Societies - Inclusive Growth, Jobs, and Trust
07/04/2014 11:25 - Forum 2014, entitled Resilient Economies for Inclusive Societies, will be organised around three cross-cutting themes: Inclusive Growth, Jobs, and Trust, exploring the multifaceted nature of resilience and how to now ?bounce forward? in addressing economic, social, and environmental challenges.

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.

Main Science and Technology Indicators
20/01/2014 11:08 - 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.

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.

Insights blog: Better knowledge for better innovation policies - The Innovation Policy Platform
10/01/2014 12:00 - The Innovation Policy Platform (IPP) is a one-of-a-kind web-based interactive space that provides easy access to open data, learning resources and opportunities for collective learning on the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of locally appropriate innovation policies.

Commercialising Public Research: New Trends and Strategies
11/12/2013 13:03 - This report describes recent trends in government and institutional level policies to enhance the transfer and exploitation of public research. It also benchmarks a set of countries, universities and public research institutions based on both traditional and new indicators.

Regions and Innovation: Collaborating Across Borders
26/11/2013 10:51 - This report examines cross-border collaboration on innovation, building on case studies of cross-border areas that include the following countries: Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom and Ireland.

Conference on Patent Statistics for Decision Makers
12/11/2013 11:41 - As with every edition, the goal of the 2013 conference is to present the latest empirical evidence based on patent and IP statistics and to discuss these findings with decision-makers from both the private and public sectors. The conference also aims to share cutting-edge knowledge on topics relevant to policy-makers, academics, companies and practitioners.

Key biotechnology indicators
01/11/2013 00:59 - Statistics on biotechnology firms, biotechnology R&D (including public sector expenditures), biotech applications and patents.

Revision of the Frascati Manual
31/10/2013 20:00 - Since 1962, the OECD Working Party of National Experts on Science and Technology Indicators (NESTI) has been responsible for developing and updating the Frascati Manual, the OECD guidelines for measuring R&D. This page provides some background and invites feedback in view of the Manual's next revision.

E-leaders meeting: ICT governance to deliver public value
29/10/2013 09:00 - On 29-30 October 2013, the OECD and the Swiss Federal IT Steering Unit (FITSU) are inviting government technology leaders to Bern, Switzerland, in order to advance the global policy agenda on ICT Governance to deliver Public Value.

Improving innovation policy and ensuring good governance would help raise living standards in Colombia, OECD says
25/10/2013 14:13 - Good public policies are central to well-functioning economies. Better policies on innovation, combined with high-quality regulations and a more efficient public administration, can help Colombia create jobs, boost economic growth and support development, according to three new OECD reports.

Policies to Enhance Agricultural Innovation and Productivity: Focus on China - Workshop
24/10/2013 19:06 - This workshop, organised jointly by the Agricultural Trade Promotion Center of the Ministry of Agriculture (ATPC) of China and the OECD, will discuss the key policy issue of how to ensure that productivity growth in agriculture globally and, in particular, in China is sufficient to meet growing demand and that it is done sustainably.

Innovation: Support for young firms would boost job creation, says OECD
23/10/2013 13:00 - Young firms play a crucial role in job creation but have missed out on many of the benefits of structural reforms of the past decade in OECD countries.

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