Nature supplement

Nature Index 2017 Innovation Vol. 548 No. 7666 ppS3-40

Nature Index 2017 Innovation

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Tracing the flow of scientific knowledge into economic and social benefit is a growing priority for governments and research funding agencies. Nature Index 2017 Innovation examines the connection between high-quality research and the commercialization of new products and services. In particular, it highlights the use of references to academic literature in patents to show concrete links between discovery and its economic potential.

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