OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Colombia 2014

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This review offers a comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of Colombia, focusing on the role of government. It provides concrete recommendations on how to improve policies that affect innovation performance, including R&D policies and identifies good practices from which other countries can learn.

The Overall assessment and recommendations is also available in French and Spanish.




The OECD Review of Colombia’s Innovation Policy is part of a series of OECD country reviews of innovation policy.* It was requested by the Colombian authorities, represented by the National Planning Department (DNP) and was carried out by the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry (DSTI) under the auspices of the Committee for Scientific and Technological Policy (CSTP). The review draws on the results of a series of interviews with major stakeholders of Colombia’s innovation system and on a background report commissioned by the Colombian authorities. This background report was prepared by Lisbeth Fog, Monica Salazar, Carlos Nupia and Rafael Vesga. It contains a broad range of information that is drawn upon in this report.


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