Science, innovation and competitiveness - an international assessment and comparison

T.S. Durrani, Sheila M. Forbes

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE International Conference on Communications 2008
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-2075-9
Publication statusPublished - May 2008


  • 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

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