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Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Reviews
The STIP reviews aim to contribute to the development of national capacities in the field in order that national science, technology and innovation plans and programmes better contribute to development strategies and to improve the competitiveness of the productive sectors.
They are intended to serve as an analytical instrument which examines a set of proposals from an external and neutral perspective, and to make some suggestions for action. They are not a rating mechanism.
International cooperation on the science, technology and innovation frontiers can fast-track sustainable development progress after the COVID-19 crisis, experts say.
Science, technology, and innovation set to boost post COVID-19 recovery as the continent seeks to tap its energy and agricultural sectors as tools for development and growth with UNCTAD’s help.
Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics, and Clovis Freire, Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD
The need to protect science, technology and innovation funding during and after the COVID-19 crisis - UNCTAD Policy Brief No. 80
The Role of Science, Technology and Innovation in Building Resilient Communities, Including Through the Contribution of Citizen Science
Technology and Innovation Report
Deepening its commitment to this goal, UNCTAD launched this flagship report series in May 2010.
The series seeks to address issues in science, technology and innovation that are topical and important for developing countries in a comprehensive way with an emphasis on policy-relevant analysis and conclusions.