Chapter 5 shows the main indicators of bibliographical production in Colombia
that include data on indexed journals in Publindex and the bibliographical production
of three international databases (WoS, Scopus and Scielo) and the average citations
for documents of Colombian authors in the three databases.
Chapter 6 shows the trends in industrial property rights in the country represented
by patents, utility models and industrial designs with respective index.
Chapter 7 includes the main indicators of innovation of service’s sector from
Innovation and Technological Development Survey (EDIT) elaborated by DANE. This
chapter describes the following indicators: investments in innovation activities,
employees participating in innovation activities, degree of innovation and sources of
technological innovation ideas.
In the Chapter 8, indicators of science and technology for ICT sector are described
including ICT penetration, number of Internet subscribers, use of ICT (households
and firms), ICT exports and imports, firm´s investments, e-government development
index and number of software records.
Chapter 9 describes indicators related to STI culture from Scienti database,
including divulgation products, participation and organization of events, research
groups that produced divulgation products and indicators of Ondas Program.
In Chapter 10, a comparison of national and international indicators is presented
as a key input to define gaps and potential improvements of STI.
Finally, Chapter 11 shows information on management dynamics of Colciencias
that it is the main public institution to promote STI in the country describing budget,
projects, financing, tax incentives, among other.
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