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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.

We appreciate the continued cooperation of a number of statistical partners and

other institutions that have provided most-recent data from their official sources. We

hope Key Indicators will remain a valuable resource for information on development

issues and data for a wide variety of audience, including policy makers, development

practitioners, government officials, researchers, students, and the general public. As

always, we welcome feedback from our users on both the content and structure of

the publication, which can be e-mailed to

info@ocyt.org.co

Clara Inés Pardo Martínez

Executive director