Title: Measuring scientific research and technological innovation
Authors: Mario De Marchi
Addresses: Research Unity Institutions and Policies for Science and Technology, Institute for Research on Enterprises and the Growth – National, Research Council of Italy (Ceris-Cnr), Via dei Taurini, 19, Rome 00185, Italy
Abstract: Nowadays, the notion that the advancement of science and that of technology are fundamental for cultural, social and economic progress has become incontestable. The growing awareness of this has led to a markedly increased interest in empirical studies about technological and scientific development and to the proposal and testing of new quantitative indicators of research and innovation.
Keywords: scientific discovery; technological innovation; quantitative indicators; scientific research.
International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, 2009 Vol.9 No.4, pp.399 - 404
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