Regional Innovation Systems in ChinaInsights from Shanghai, Sichuan and Liaoning (OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: China 2008)

OECD countries are actively promoting public policies that strengthen regional innovation systems in order to boost economic growth. Innovation depends principally on the capacities of economic actors that either create demand for knowledge or generate such knowledge. The term regional innovation system (RIS) is used here to describe the interaction between these dimensions at the regional level.
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