STIPcompass: A unique new international database

This new web portal of the EC-OECD International Database on STI policies provides freely available qualititative and quantatative information on over 7 000 policy initiatives from over 50 countries. It aims to become a central platform for policy research and advice supporting government officials, analysts and scholars.

The official launch in Brussels on 27 April gathered experts in the field of STI policy including Kurt Vandenberghe, Director for Policy Development and Coordination at the Directorate-General Research & Innovation (DG-RTD) of the European Commission, and Dirk Pilat (@PilatSTI), Deputy Director of the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation.