Science And Inovation
Science And Inovation
OECD.org - Innovation
Consumer policy and the smart home
05/04/2018 12:37 - Connected devices and appliances offer added convenience but also bring potential risks such as data privacy and cybersecurity threats, limitations on interoperability, complex supply chains and liability regimes, and product safety. Developing effective responses to the consumer protection issues that arise from the
"smart home" will be an ongoing challenge.
Transformative technologies and jobs of the future
28/03/2018 17:36 - The digital transformation has positive impacts on productivity for many firms, but has not yet translated into stronger productivity growth at the economy-wide level. This background report for the March 2018 G7 Innovation Ministers' meeting focuses on the impacts of digital transformation on jobs and productivity.
Embracing Innovation in Government: Global Trends 2018
11/02/2018 21:19 - Report identifies the global trends in government innovation and includes 10 in-depth case studies to illustrate the 3 key trends: identity, systems approaches and enablers, and inclusiveness and vulnerable populations.
A portrait of innovative start-ups across countries
09/02/2018 10:07 - This paper presents new cross-country descriptive evidence on innovative start-ups and related venture capital investments drawing upon Crunchbase, a new dataset that is unprecedented in terms of scope and comprehensiveness. The analysis employs a mix of different statistical techniques.
Neurotechnology and society: Strengthening responsible innovation in brain science
30/11/2017 11:34 - This report identifies, and seeks to address, key challenges for the responsible development of neurotechnology. In particular, it analyses frameworks and mechanisms for integrating social concerns in the early development of technology, and discusses best practices for research funders across the public and private sector.
Innovation in Government: The New Normal
20/11/2017 20:01 - Conference outlining how innovations in the public sector are improving the lives of citizens. Participation was open to government representatives, think tanks, agencies, civil society organisations, and other NGOs and academia interested in public sector innovation.
Key biotechnology indicators
09/11/2017 12:05 - Statistics on biotechnology firms, biotechnology R&D (including public sector expenditures), biotech applications and patents.
Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI): Intelligent machines, smart policies
26/10/2017 21:58 - As autonomous and self-taught machines become part of our everyday lives, what sort of policy and institutional frameworks should guide AI design and use? This event brought together policymakers, civil society representatives and AI experts from industry and academia to discuss the role of policy and international co-operation in ensuring that AI benefits society as a whole.
Investing in innovation and skills: Thriving in global value chains
19/10/2017 16:34 - This paper synthesises the main policy implications of OECD work focusing on the interplay between participation and positioning in global value chains (GVCs), employment demand and supply, and workforce skills endowment.
Webinar: The Future of Open Government Data in Mexico
18/10/2017 17:34 - The OECD organised a webinar "The Future of Open Government Data in Mexico: Challenges and Experiences in OECD countries". The webinar was open to everyone and seeked to help the Mexican Government to prioritise the definition and implementation of strategic actions that contribute to the continuity and maturity of OGD policy in the short and medium term.
The microbiome, diet and health: Towards a science and innovation agenda
22/09/2017 12:25 - There is now strong evidence that microbiomes play an important role in human health, as there are clear linkages to many major non-communicable diseases. This report assesses the key policy challenges for innovation in the microbiome. It argues that if such a promising scientific field is to lead to innovative applications, policies on science and innovation must be improved in five areas.
Portugal: Digital Transformation of the Public Sector - OECD E-Leaders meeting
21/09/2017 10:00 - The 2017 edition of the OECD E-Leaders meeting will discuss how governments can best adapt to the growing role of advanced technologies in service delivery. Delegates will discuss the implications of the digital transformation in governments, including the skills base, the data infrastructure and approaches to the commissioning of ICT goods and services.
Algorithms and competition: Friends or foes?
02/09/2017 15:09 - This article by OECD's Antonio Capobianco and Pedro Gonzaga focuses on whether algorithms can make tacit collusion easier, both in oligopolistic markets and in markets which do not manifest the structural features that are usually associated with the risk of collusion. It was published in the August 2017 edition of the CPI Chronicle.
The government role in mobilising investment and innovation in renewable energy
01/08/2017 20:29 - Successfully attracting investment and innovation in renewable energy requires not only core climate policies, such as pricing carbon, but also a focus on the broader investment environment. Based on new research from the OECD, this article reviews some of the main factors holding back investment and innovation in renewable energy and looks at what governments can do to take action.
What?s holding back investment and innovation in renewable energy?
21/07/2017 20:20 - There is no shortage of capital available globally to finance renewable-energy projects. The financial sector encompasses more than ?100 trillion of assets. So how is it that investment in renewable energy is not flowing faster? This article by OECD policy analyst Geraldine Ang proposes responses to the trillion-dollar question.
G20/OECD Compendium of good practices on the use of open data for Anti-corruption
30/06/2017 16:09 - This compendium of good practices was prepared by the OECD at the request of the G20 Anti-corruption Working Group (ACWG), to raise awareness of the benefits of the digital transformation in the public sector, including governance, productivity, economic development and social innovation.
Changing the face of start-ups: Why diversity is not a nice-to-have but a must-have
17/05/2017 12:23 - How can we build a global economy driven by innovation when half the population is missing out on the action? The short answer is, we can?t.
New technology still underused by businesses
10/05/2017 14:51 - Businesses need to step up the adoption of cutting-edge technologies, materials and processes if countries are to reap their full potential in terms of productivity gains, according to a new OECD report.
US manufacturing decline and the rise of new production innovation paradigms
05/05/2017 16:15 - Between 2000 and 2010, US manufacturing experienced a nightmare. The number of manufacturing jobs in the United States, which had been relatively stable at 17 million since 1965, declined by one third in that decade, falling by 5.8 million to below 12 million in 2010 (returning to just 12.3 million in 2016). Certainly, the 2007?08 recession accelerated the disruption, but the causes were also structural, not simply financial.
Inclusive Innovation Policies: Lessons from International Case Studies
25/04/2017 12:33 - This paper analyses the role that inclusive innovation policies can play in tackling social, industrial and territorial inclusiveness challenges by drawing on 33 detailed policy examples from 15 countries. The paper discusses why these policies should be a priority, explores the specific challenges that arise in their implementation, and provides recommendations as to how the challenges can best be addressed.
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