Research Papers 2012

Synopsis: Here you will find a list of Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment research papers published during 2012.

Northern Ireland R&D policy and performance - update

- Date: 07/02/2012

The following paper updates previous Research and Information paper, 'R&D policy and performance'. It outlines R&D policy developments as introduced by the Draft Programme for Government and Draft Economic Strategy, and provides an overview of the latest data on Northern Ireland’s R&D performance.


R&D and Innovation – strategy and support in the UK, Scotland, Wales and Republic of Ireland

- Date: 07/02/2012

This paper examines the R&D and innovation strategy, funding and support mechanisms in operation at a national level in the UK and Republic of Ireland, and at a regional level in Scotland and Wales.


Regional Innovation Systems

- Date: 07/02/2012

Paper providing an overview OECD Regional Innovation System theory and best practice with comparisons to Northern Ireland’s Regional Innovation Action Plan 2008-2011.


R&D and Innovation funding available in Northern Ireland (summary)

- Date: 07/02/2012

The following paper provides a summary of funding available for R&D and innovation in Northern Ireland. The paper focuses on businesses funding, although funding that encourages knowledge transfer between universities and business/other universities is also included.


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