iKNOW Grand SectorsPrimary sector (11)Changing natural resources into primary products, such as extraction and production of raw materialsSecondary sector (12)Manufacturing and transformation of raw or intermediate materials into goodsTertiary sector (36)Providing services to consumers and businesses, including knowledge-based services, such as information generation and sharing, information technology, consultation, education, research and development, financial planning, etc.
Recession Britain: Findings from economic and social research
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Britain has now been in recession for over a year.Why has it happened now after more than a decade and a half of steady growth? When is the economy likely to turn around and recovery begin? How can...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Date upload: 23/1/2011    Views: 787
The Scientific Century: securing our future prosperity
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No-one can predict the 21st century counterparts of quantum theory, the double helix and the internet. But there is little doubt that advances in science and technology will continue to transform t...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Date upload: 23/1/2011    Views: 493
Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS
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The NHS White Paper, Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS, sets out the Government's long-term vision for the future of the NHS. The vision builds on the core values and principles of the NHS...
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Innovation Tomorrow
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Innovation policy and the regulatory framework- making innovation an integral part of the broader structural agenda - Innovation is not just based on research, or science and technology. Innovat...
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Towards a Future Internet
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Over the past decade the internet has become a vital part of everyday life for the majority of Europeans and over two billion people across the world. This is likely to expand to seven billion by 2...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Date upload: 14/1/2011    Views: 987
Lisbon Strategy: Between revolution and illusion - The governance challenge for knowledge policies
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Eight years after its first launch, and three years after its re-launch, the fate of the Lisbon strategy still lies between success and failure. And a clear and resolute evolution towards an integr...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Date upload: 14/1/2011    Views: 661