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EPRC is a leading institute in Europe for comparative research on public policy, with a particular focus on regional development policies. Spanning 30 European countries, EPRC research programmes have a strong emphasis on applied research and knowledge exchange, including the provision of policy advice to EU institutions and national and sub-national government authorities throughout Europe.

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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.