Demand-side innovation policies

This book examines dynamics between demand and innovation and provides insights into the rationale and scope for public policies to foster demand for innovation. It shows the potential - but also the limits - of using public procurement, regulations or standards to stimulate public and private demand for innovation, including among SMEs. Drawing on country experience and case studies, this volume illustrates good practices for designing, implementing and evaluating demand-side innovation policies.

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Consumer policy, Demand-side, Innovation policies, Public procurement, Standards

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Language(s):English
AuthorsOECD
Publisher:OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Keywords:Consumer policy, Demand-side, Innovation policies, Public procurement, Standards
Last update:2011