Policy study

Hot Spots: Survey of regional Innovation Policy

The OECD-NIS in collaboration with DG Regio and OECD Member Countries and their regions formed a working group that explored methods to analyse and monitor smart specialisation developments. This led to the OECD publication Innovation-driven Growth in Regions: the Role of Smart Specialisation (2013) to which we contributed. The region of Flanders as one of…

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Developing Firms’ Technological Capabilities

This literature review for the OECD uses a resource-based view of the firm in order to understand what categories of technological capability are needed to make successful use of internal and external science and technology. It proposes a four-way classification of capabilities that in turn offers a basis for designing policies that support the development…

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