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Science, innovation and competitiveness - an international assessment and comparison

Durrani, T.S. and Forbes, Sheila M. (2008) Science, innovation and competitiveness - an international assessment and comparison. In: IEEE International Conference on Communications 2008. IEEE, pp. 5453-5457. ISBN 978-1-4244-2075-9

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Abstract

This paper is concerned with a comparative assessment of policies and strategies currently being employed by a number of nations to promote science, technology and innovation as a means for wealth creation and prosperity. The work includes a study of policies implemented by the governments of the UK, Canada, USA, Germany and China, and an evaluation based on performance indicators developed by the EU commission's innovation scoreboard.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 14893
Keywords: economics, government policies, innovation management, technology management, Canada, China, EU commission, Germany, UK, USA, competitiveness, government, innovation scoreboard, international assessment, science, technology, wealth creation, innovation, science policy, innovation scorecard, knowledge economy, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Subjects: Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering
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    Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2010 12:14
    Last modified: 12 Mar 2012 11:00
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/14893

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