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As the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) gathers momentum, there has been a lot of noise about the ‘big ticket’ factors seen as fundamental for their achievement: immediate and...
14/09/2016
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As the UN General Assembly prepares to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UNESCO Institute for Statistics has released a new data tool showing the leaders and emerging players in...
12/09/2016
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Global spending on R&D has reached a record high of almost US$ 1.7 trillion. About 10 countries account for 80% of spending. As part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), countries have...
23/11/2016
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Science, technology and innovation (STI) are key drivers of economic growth. Recognising the potential, many countries have set targets for the share of national wealth to be devoted to research and...
23/11/2016
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While R&D tends to be concentrated in high-income countries, innovation is pervasive. Many countries are involved in innovation without performing R&D. Innovation is a process and is measured...
18/11/2016
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Presents the tool for classifying STI policies and indicators, developed in the framework of SAGA. 
15/04/2016
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According to UIS data, less than 30% of the world’s researchers are women. UIS data also show the extent to which these women work in the public, private or academic sectors, as well as their fields...
18/11/2016
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Studies have found that every dollar invested in R&D generates nearly two dollars in return. While the rate will vary, R&D is an important driver of economic growth. To seize this potential,...
18/11/2016