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49th Meeting of the TIP: 15-16 June 2017, Paris April 20, 2017 - 9:19am

The TIP plenary meeting (15-16 June 2017) will be preceded by a thematic workshpo on innovation and the digital economy on 14 June 2017.

49th Meeting of the TIP: 15-16 June 2017, Paris April 20, 2017 - 9:13am

The TIP plenary meeting (15-16 June 2017) will be preceded by a thematic workshop on innovation and digital economy on 14 June 2017.

RDA 10th Plenary Meeting April 20, 2017 - 5:35am
Evaluation of Applied Research Organisations (TO2) April 19, 2017 - 6:23am

A substantial part of applied research in the Netherlands is performed by six applied research organisations (TO2). These organisations coordinate their activities and align their research to provide added value in the area of applied knowledge. In 2016, the Ministry of Economic Affairs commissioned an evaluation of the separate TO2 institutes over the 2012-2015 period as well as an evaluation of how the TO2 organisations as a whole are performing. This report summarises the TO2 overarching conclusions and provides recommendations.

Evaluation of the Top Sectors Innovation Incentive Scheme (MIT) for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) 2013-2016 April 19, 2017 - 6:07am

The attached document is an evaluation of the MIT scheme drafted by Technopolis. The scheme aims to promote innovation in SMEs, and enable them to be better aligned with the Top Sectors’ innovation agendas. It includes several subsidy instruments to support different stages of the innovation process and connect SMEs to the Top Sectors. The evaluation found an overall positive impact of the scheme on innovation capacity and provides recommendations. The report is drafted in Dutch but an English summary is included (pp.7-12).

Public Knowledge Organisations in the Netherlands - Facts and Figures April 19, 2017 - 6:00am

This publication provides a factual overview of ‘public knowledge organisations’ (PKOs), a group of knowledge-based organisations that combine subject-specific research with the provision of knowledge-intensive services. Until now, there was no framework for describing and understanding the role and position of these organisations. This report published as part of the Rathenau Institute’s Facts & Figures series aims to fill this gap and draw attention to the vital role of PKOs in the Dutch knowledge infrastructure.

The best vs the rest: The global productivity slowdown hides an increasing performance gap across firms April 11, 2017 - 11:51am

Even before the Global Crisis, productivity growth had slowed in many OECD countries. Using a cross-country firm-level database for 24 countries, the OECD revealed an increasing productivity gap between the global frontier and laggard firms, fewer exits by weak firms, and a decline in entry...


Making Innovation Benefit All: Policies for Inclusive Growth April 11, 2017 - 11:48am

Countries are developing strategies to promote "territorial inclusiveness" to tackle the uneven distribution of innovation activities across regions. 
The Report  asks whether governments are succeeding and, together with the Policy Toolkit, provides ideas to help drive successful change.

Main Science and Technology Indicators (MSTI) volume 2016 issue 2 April 11, 2017 - 11:45am

The MSTI indicators provide the timeliest available picture of key trends in science and technology for the entire OECD area and partner economies including China, Russian Federation, South Africa and Chinese Taipei. The indicators cover data on resources devoted to research and development, patent families, technology balance of payments and international trade in R&D-intensive industries.

Release of OECD R&D tax incentives country profiles April 11, 2017 - 11:41am

R&D tax incentives are amongst the most important policy instruments to support business innovation. With the support of Horizon 2020, these country profiles of R&D tax incentives draw on the OECD's special expertise to cover: the mix of direct funding and tax relief efforts; trends in government support for business R&D; main features of national R&D tax support schemes; and indicators on the expected generosity of R&D tax support…

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Workshop on “Innovation and the digital economy: What role for innovation policies?” April 6, 2017 - 4:43am

OECD Conference Centre, Paris


OECD releases Inclusive Innovation Policy Toolkit March 27, 2017 - 5:04am

The OECD’s Inclusive Innovation Policy Toolkit is a practical and interactive guide developed to aid policy makers design and implement effective innovation policies for inclusive growth. It gathers more than 30 detailed case studies of inclusive innovation policies from different OECD and non-OECD member countries.

STI e-Outlook 2016 March 19, 2017 - 4:32am
Skills for innovation March 19, 2017 - 4:56am

Policy Profiles

Sectoral innovation March 19, 2017 - 4:45am

Policy Profiles

Universities and public research March 19, 2017 - 4:47am

Policy Profiles

Innovation in firms March 19, 2017 - 4:42am

Policy Profiles

New societal and environmental challenges March 19, 2017 - 4:41am

Policy Profiles

Globalisation of innovation policies March 19, 2017 - 4:41am

Policy Profiles

Policy Profiles (OECD STI Outlook 2016) March 24, 2017 - 6:25am