Assessment by international organisations

The performances of Belgium in science, technology, innovation and competitiveness are regularly assessed in reports by international organisations. The relative strengths and weaknesses of the Belgian innovation system identified in international reports are hereafter summarised.

OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international economic organisation of 34 countries founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade. It is a forum of countries committed to democracy and the market economy, providing a platform to compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practices and co-ordinate domestic and international policies of its members.