APEC Innovation City Study Report

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APEC Innovation City Study Report

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June 2021

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SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Policy Partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation(PPSTI)





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This report is a broad overview of innovation city development in the APEC region. It discusses the development and assessment of innovation city-related performances in the region from 2018 to 2021. It covers three main topics: innovation city assessment indicator systems, innovation city and regional integration cases sharing, as well as conclusions and policy recommendations on innovation city development. In the first part, the report introduced and analyzed existing innovation city assessment indicator systems; in the second part, there were a wide range of innovation city cases and; in part three, a conclusion on innovation city that it is an effective driver to economic growth.