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Task force members
Executive summary
1Mapping the terrain
Transformational nature of technological innovation
Scope of the report
Contribution to human welfare
Contribution to energy
Contribution to water and sanitation
Contribution to political stability and global security
Technology in today’s global setting
Innovation and economic advance
Economic growth and innovation
Technological divergence across countries
Technology, innovation, and income levels
Technological learning and public policy
Conclusion
2Gearing up
Platform technologies with wide applicability
Information and communications technology
Influence of platform technologies beyond 2015
Infrastructure and technological innovation
Innovation in energy: the sustainability challenge
Research facilities as infrastructure
Planning for infrastructure development
Mobilizing the engineering profession and young professionals
Primary and secondary school education in science
A new Colombo Plan for Sub-Saharan Africa
New roles for universities and technical institutes
Forging partnerships with nongovernmental organizations
Fostering the creation and growth of small and medium-size
Promoting technology-based business activities
Improving access to financial capital
Establishing industry extension services
Establishing international partnerships and linkages
Using selective industrial policies
Complying with intellectual property rights regulations
Meeting international standards and technical regulations
Acquiring knowledge in a globalizing world
Enhancing the capacity to use available technologies
Engaging in technology prospecting
Attracting foreign direct investment
Upgrading technological capabilities and systems
Joining global value chains
Conducting research to generate new technologies
Forging international technology partnerships
The role of the diaspora in a global economy
New barriers to technological learning
The functions of scientific advisory groups
Building the capacity to provide advice
Governing global technology
International norm setting
Operational activities
Launching innovation-focused missions
Managing technological risks
Conclusions and outlook
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Published by: Fabiana Stella Llovera Reggeti on Jun 22, 2011
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