Innovation insights works with other stakeholders to promote technological advancement. Below we provide information about issues related to technology innovation and dissemination, drawing on our partners' collective experiences as well as insights from other sources. Click on each title to view the full list of resources related to that topic.
The technology landscape is constantly evolving, with knowledge flowing in many directions every day. The private sector accounts for an estimated two-thirds of global R&D spend, and commercial channels are central to technology diffusion. Below we post resources about trends in innovation across sectors, emerging technology solutions, business models and their evolution, challenges faced by innovators, and other factors that affect the development and commercialization of new solutions.
Policy-makers are faced with the task of translating a wealth of information about innovation, trade, global supply chains, trends in technology, and other factors into laws and regulations. Below we provide business perspectives on what governments can do to support entrepreneurship, attract foreign technology partners, facilitate technology deployment and the diffusion of know-how, and reinforce domestic innovative capacity.
Innovation Insights is committed to policy-making that reflects long-term considerations and that is rooted in evidence and experience. Important lessons can be gleaned from the many transactions and technology activities taking place every day around the world. Case studies can reveal key factors that lead to successful innovation and technology deployment, and can provide necessary context for policy and business choices.