Category Archives: Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Measuring the Digital Transformation: A Roadmap for the Future

The OECD has just published the report “Measuring the Digital Transformation: A Roadmap for the Future“. This report provides new insights into the state of the digital transformation by mapping indicators across a range of areas – from education and innovation, to trade and economic and social outcomes – against current digital policy issues, as …
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Going Digital: Shaping Policies, Improving Lives

The OECD has just published “Going Digital: Shaping Policies, Improving Lives“. Digital technologies and data are transformational. People, firms and governments live, interact, work and produce differently than in the past, and these changes are accelerating rapidly. How can we realise the immense promises of digital technologies and data for growth and well-being in a …
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International Women’s Day 2019

Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. All around the world, IWD represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. The theme for this year is “Balance for Better.” To mark the occasion, the Library has prepared a selection of interesting books which will be …
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How’s Life in the Digital Age?

The OECD has recently published the report “How’s Life in the Digital Age? – Opportunities and Risks of the Digital Transformation for People’s Well-being“. This report documents how the ongoing digital transformation is affecting people’s lives across the 11 key dimensions that make up the How’s Life? Well-being Framework (Income and wealth, Jobs and earnings, …
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MWC19 Barcelona: Intelligent Connectivity

As our industry has evolved, Mobile World Congress has become more than mobile. We are rapidly moving to a world where mobile will connect everyone and everything, but at the same time, we are expanding our reach beyond ‘just’ mobile. The theme of this year’s Mobile World Congress event (25-28 February 2019) is ‘Intelligent Connectivity’ – …
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Innovate Europe: Competing for Global Innovation Leadership

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with McKinsey and Company, has set out a vision for Europe to become a global leader in innovation. Against the backdrop of Europe trying to catch up in innovation with other regions, such as the United States and China, for years, a new European model for innovation is proposed. …
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GEM 2018/19 Global Report

With its 2018 Adult Population Survey and National Expert Survey, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) has completed 20 years of entrepreneurship research in economies from a wide range of regions and economic development levels around the world. This 20th anniversary report profiles 49 economies with respect to demographics, their potential impact, the diversity of forms they …
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Assessing the Innovation Capability of EU Companies in Developing Dual Use Technologies

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission has recently launched the following report: “Assessing the innovation capability of EU companies in developing dual use technologies” by Federico Caviggioli, Antonio De Marco and Giuseppe Scellato. This study proposes a framework to identify and analyse the European defence innovation ecosystem and to investigate the relevance of …
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Measuring the Information Society 2018

The 2018 edition of the Measuring the Information Society Report was launched last month during the 16th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS), in Geneva, Switzerland. The 10th edition of the Measuring the Information Society Report, an annual report published by ITU since 2009, features key ICT data to measure the information society. The report presents …
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Our Shared Digital Future: Building an Inclusive, Trustworthy and Sustainable Digital Society

“Our Shared Digital Future” is a publication shaped by leaders from business, government, academia and civil society who collectively acknowledge the need for shared goals and coordinated action to shape an inclusive, sustainable, digital future. Facilitated by the World Economy Forum’s System Initiative on Digital Economy and Society, the paper reviews current status, offers an …
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