Happy New Year 2019

Dear colleagues, DevStat takes the opportunity of wishing you a year full of prosperity, brightness, success and happiness. Happy New Year!!

Manual for using Innovation Statistics prepared by DevStat, Dialogic and The Higher School of Economics, Moscow

Manual for using Innovation Statistics prepared by DevStat, Diaogic and The Higher School of Economics, Moscow

At the request of Eurostat, a team of experts from DevStat, Dialogic (The Netherlands) and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow) prepared a manual for users of Innovation Statistics. These are collected in the EU using the Community Innovation Survey (CIS), coherent with the international standards set by the Oslo Manual.

The publication describes the main concepts of business innovation and how to produce indicators and complex statistical analysis to understand the innovative behaviour of companies. It also describes emerging topics such as open innovation, globalisation of innovation and innovation intensity.

To read the publication, please click here.

New project in Azerbaijan: DevStat will prepare the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics until 2030!

The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan (www.stat.gov.az), supported by the funding by The World Bank, has selected a team proposed by DevStat and the local company Seft Consulting for preparing the long-term strategy, as well as the short-term plans for the next years. The strategy will identify the main orientations for the modernisation of the national statistical system, the needs for capacity building of its staff and the requirements for IT systems. It will consider, among other emerging information demands, the challenges for statistically monitoring the achievements towards the Sustainable Development Goals and the international Agenda 2030.

This new project continues to strengthen the presence of DevStat in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia region, having already implemented technical assistance projects and assessment missions in Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and the Russian Federation.