Much science, research and development, innovation and economic activities are now linked to the exploration and exploitation of the oceans and of the space environment. In the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), the “Innovation Policies for Space and Oceans” unit or IPSO (formerly IFP) is part of the Science and Technology Policy (STP) Division. Via the OECD Space Forum and its Project on the ocean economy and innovation, IPSO contribute to priorities of the OECD Committee on Science and Technology Policy (CSTP), particularly its activities on digitalisation of the economy and emerging technologies for addressing grand challenges.
To learn about our activities on the space sector, visit the OECD Space Forum.
To learn about our activities on the innovation and the ocean economy, visit the project's page.