OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: China 2008

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OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy offer a comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of individual OECD member and non-member countries, focusing on the role of policy and government. The Chinese government has launched a national strategy to build an innovation-driven economy and society by 2020. Will China be able to succeed in making this challenging transition? This report assesses the current status of China’s national innovation system and policies, and recommends improvements required in both the policy and institutional environments for China to succeed in promoting innovation through a market-based approach.

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Regional Innovation Systems in China

Insights from Shanghai, Sichuan and Liaoning

OECD countries are actively promoting public policies that strengthen regional innovation systems in order to boost economic growth. Innovation depends principally on the capacities of economic actors that either create demand for knowledge or generate such knowledge. The term regional innovation system (RIS) is used here to describe the interaction between these dimensions at the regional level.


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