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    Technology and Innovation Report 2018: Harnessing Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development (English)
    Report by UNCTAD, 2018, 134 pages
    Categories: Science and Technology

    The Technology and Innovation Report 2018: Harnessing Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development notes that change is becoming exponential thanks to the power of digital platforms and innovative combinations of different technologies that become possible every day. This opens exciting possibilities for the democratization of frontier technologies to materialize in development solutions. The Report proposes strategies and actions, some of them based on existing experiences in STI policy for development, and some more innovative ones to make technology an effective means of implementation of our common development agenda – nationally and globally.

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    Technology and Innovation Report 2018 - Harnessing Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development - Overview (English)
    Also available in Arabic, French, Chinese
    Report by UNCTAD, 2018, 19 pages
    Categories: Science and Technology

    The Technology and Innovation Report 2018: Harnessing Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development notes that change is becoming exponential thanks to the power of digital platforms and innovative combinations of different technologies that become possible every day. This opens exciting possibilities for the democratization of frontier technologies to materialize in development solutions. The Report proposes strategies and actions, some of them based on existing experiences in STI policy for development, and some more innovative ones to make technology an effective means of implementation of our common development agenda – nationally and globally.

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    New Innovation Approaches to Support the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (English)
    Report by UNCTAD, 2017, 51 pages
    Categories: Science and Technology

    This study presents several new and emerging innovation approaches, highlights how they may contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and discusses some of the policy implications in harnessing such approaches. It provides an overview of particular issues and considerations that need to be taken into account in coming years to maximize the contribution of new innovation approaches to sustainable development.

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