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Costa Rica : Strengthening institutions and support mechanism to foster innovation in Costa Rica

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Title Costa Rica
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Strengthening institutions and support mechanism to foster innovation in Costa Rica

Project Category Consulting Programs
Material Type Reports
Author(English)

Kang, Byung-Joo et al.

Publisher

[Sejong]:Korea Development Institute

Date 2015
Project Consulting Programs
Series Title; No Knowledge Sharing Program / 2014/15
ISBN 978-89-8063-947-2 94320; 978-89-8063-827-7 (set)
Pages 140
Subject Country Costa Rica(Americas)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Industry and Technology < Science/Technology
Industry and Technology < Entrepreneurship
Holding KDI; KDI School
Supervisor Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF), Republic of Korea
Organizer Korea Development Institute
Sponsor Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF), Republic of Korea
Type Report
Project Term 2014-01-01 ~ 2015-12-31

Abstract

With the increasing importance of knowledge-based industry and high-tech industry throughout the world, there is also a growing emphasis on importance of securing original technology and fostering startups and technology-focused SMEs. Science and technology are now recognized as an important part of the infrastructure in a number of country which reached successful economic development on commercial sector with assistance from science, technology and engineering. Many developing countries have recognized the necessity to adopt a long-term economic strategy that shifts part of its focus to developing knowledgebased economy. To achieve this, planning at a national level is required. It is to create the right environment that integrate the supply of knowledge production from the investment of national resources in science, technology and education, with the demand by stimulating business to utilize the achievement and to drive it up the commercial value chain. (The rest omitted)