Innovation Policy

September 1, 2014

This paper describes the benefits of and challenges to innovation in Mexico and provides policy recommendations designed to bolster innovation in Mexico.

February 1, 2014

The objective of the PICK-ME (Policy Incentives for Creation of Knowledge – Methods and Evidence) research project is to provide theoretical and empirical perspectives on innovation which give a greater role to the demand-side aspect of innovation. The main question is how can policy make enterprises more willing to innovate?

December 25, 2013

This Legatum Institute report examines the current conditions and main barriers to success facing entrepreneurs in the developing world and beyond.

November 1, 2013

SME manufacturing extension programs are boosting innovation and growth in Latin American and Caribbean nations.

August 1, 2013

This report finds that government support for private-sector innovation in Turkey and Poland contributes to higher innovation spending by firms and this in turn improves their chances to introduce product innovations.

June 5, 2013

Canadian universities lag behind their US counterparts in generating technology transfer between academic research and companies, and improved policies are needed to address the problem.

December 1, 2012

This study explores how important high-tech employment growth is for the U.S. labor market.

October 1, 2012

This study surveys the current state of affairs in Poland with regard to the development of knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship (KIE), or new firm creation in industries considered to be science-based or to use research and development (R&D) intensively.

March 1, 2012

This report seeks to assess whether the most innovative companies in the Bay Area have a “secret sauce” that makes them different from their peers—a distinct culture of innovation that ensures that their chosen innovation strategy is clearly aligned with their overall corporate strategy.

December 1, 2008

This report from Fundación IDEA assesses countries' policies and programs designed to support innovation in SMEs and provides policy recommendations for how Mexico and other Latin American countries can better support innovation in SMEs.