The Innovation Performance Review of Belarus initiates a new focus of activity for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, which draws on the experience accumulated so far in the identification of good practices and policy lessons in the area of knowledge-based development.
This Review presents the main outcomes of a participatory policy advisory exercise undertaken at the request of the Government of the Republic of Belarus. It aims to provide a set of recommendations and policy options to stimulate innovation activity in the country,enhance its innovation capacity and improve the overall efficiency of the national innovation system.
The Review aims to contribute to the existing body of policy-relevant analytical work on policies promoting innovative development, thus facilitating the further identification of good practices in this area. The assessments and recommendations presented in the Review will serve to identify areas in which capacity-building activities can yield greater benefit, thus providing a solid basis for future work in this direction.