Science, Technology and Innovation Culture

Science, Technology and Innovation Culture

Author: Marianne Chouteau

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119549680

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 190

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We are facing unprecedented challenges today. For many of us, innovation would be our last hope. But how can it be done? Is it enough to bet on the scientific culture? How can technical culture contribute to innovation? How is technical culture situated with regards to what we name collectively the culture of innovation? It is these questions that this book intends to address.

Science, Technology and Innovation Culture

Science, Technology and Innovation Culture

Author: Marianne Chouteau

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119549659

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 190

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We are facing unprecedented challenges today. For many of us, innovation would be our last hope. But how can it be done? Is it enough to bet on the scientific culture? How can technical culture contribute to innovation? How is technical culture situated with regards to what we name collectively the culture of innovation? It is these questions that this book intends to address.

Yearbook of the United Nations 2013

Yearbook of the United Nations 2013

Author: United Nations DPI

Publisher: United Nations

ISBN: 9789210578516

Category: Political Science

Page: 1632

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With its comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters, the Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the most authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Fully indexed, the Yearbook includes the texts of all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions, putting all of these in a narrative context of United Nations consideration, decision and action.

Building Science, Technology, and Innovation Capacity in Rwanda

Building Science, Technology, and Innovation Capacity in Rwanda

Author: Alfred J. Watkins

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 9780821373576

Category: Education

Page: 120

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Even a subsistence agricultural economy such as Rwanda needs to develop science, technology and innovation (STI) capacity if it hopes to solve such everyday, practical problems as providing energy and clean drinking water to rural villages, and competing in the global economy by producing and selling higher value goods and services. This book provides new insights into the capacity building process and shows that STI capacity building is not a luxury activity suitable primarily for wealthy countries but an absolute necessity for poor countries that hope to become richer.

The Role of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships in the Future of USAID

The Role of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships in the Future of USAID

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309452441

Category: Political Science

Page: 211

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The United States has long recognized that the nation's prosperity and security depend on how we address challenges of disasters, poverty, famine, and disease around the world. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has played a vital role in promoting U.S. national and international interests by advancing strategies for employing science, technology, and innovation to respond to global challenges. The focus by USAID on science, technology, and innovation is critical to improve development outcomes. At the core of this progress is the engagement of science institutions and other innovative enterprises and their commitment to work in partnership with USAID to research, test, and scale solutions. The Role of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships in the Future of USAID provides an assessment and advice on the current and future role for science, technology, and innovation in assistance programs at USAID and on the role of partnerships in the public and private sectors to expand impact. This report examines challenges and opportunities for USAID in expanding the utilization of science, technology, and innovation in development assistance; assesses how USAID has deployed science, technology, and innovation; and recommends priority areas for improvement going forward in partnership with others.

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2014

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2014

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264222281

Category:

Page: 480

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The OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2014 reviews key trends in science, technology and innovation (STI) policies, and performance in more than 45 economies, including OECD countries and major emerging economies.

Science, Technology and Innovation Policies for Development

Science, Technology and Innovation Policies for Development

Author: Gustavo Crespi

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783319041087

Category: Science

Page: 285

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This book examines the implementation of science, technology and innovation (STI) policy in eight Latin American countries and the different paths these policies have taken. It provides empirical evidence to examine the extent to which STI policies are contributing to the development of the region, as well as to the solution of market failures and the stimulus of the region’s innovation systems. Since the pioneering work of Solow (1957), it has been recognized that innovation is critical for economic growth both in developed and in less-developed countries. Unfortunately Latin America lags behind world trends, and although over the last 20 years the region has established a more stable and certain macroeconomic regime, it is also clear that these changes have not been enough to trigger a process of innovation and productivity to catch-up. Against this rather grim scenario there is some optimism emerging throughout the region. After many years of inaction the region has begun to invest in science, technology and engineering once again. Furthermore, after many changes in innovation policy frameworks, there is now an emerging consensus on the need for a solution to coordination failures that hinder the interaction between supply and demand. Offering an informative and analytic insight into STI policymaking within Latin America, this book can be used by students, researchers and practitioners who are interested in the design and implementation of innovation policies. This book also intends to encourage discussion and collaboration amongst current policy makers within the region.

OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2016

OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2016

Author: Collectif

Publisher: OECD

ISBN: 9789264268081

Category: Social Science

Page:

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The fully revamped and re-titled OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook is a biennial publication that aims to inform policy makers and analysts on recent and future changes in global science, technology and innovation (STI) patterns and their potential implications on and for national and international STI policies. Based on the most recent data available, the report provides comparative analysis of new policies and instruments being used in OECD countries and a number of major emerging economies (including Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, the Russian Federation and South Africa) to boost the contribution of science and innovation to growth and to global and social challenges. In this edition, detailed country and policy profiles are available on line.

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2012

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2012

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264170391

Category:

Page: 464

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Based on the latest information and indicators in science and innovation, the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2012 reviews key trends in STI policies and performance in OECD countries and major emerging economies, and across a number of thematic areas.

Incentives for Innovation in China

Incentives for Innovation in China

Author: Xuedong Ding

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317537748

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 232

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In the past three decades, China has successfully transformed itself from an extremely poor economy to the world’s second largest economy. The country’s phenomenal economic growth has been sustained primarily by its rapid and continuous industrialization. Currently industry accounts for nearly two-fifths of China’s gross domestic product, and since 2009 China has been the world’s largest exporter of manufactured products. This book explores the question of how far this industrial growth has been the product of government policies. It discusses how government policies and their priorities have developed and evolved, examines how industrial policies are linked to policies in other areas, such as trade, technology and regional development, and assesses how new policy initiatives are encouraging China’s increasing success in new technology-intensive industries. It also demonstrates how China’s industrial policies are linked to development of industrial clusters and regions.

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2010

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2010

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264094505

Category:

Page: 280

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The OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2010 reviews key trends in science, technology and innovation in OECD countries and a number of major emerging economies including Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa.