The Oslo Manual is an initiative of OECD, the European Commission and Eurostat focusing on the measurement of innovation. It has two objectives: to provide a framework within which existing surveys in OECD countries can evolve towards comparability; and to assist newcomers to this important field.
The Second International Conference on the Process of Innovation and Learning in Dynamic City-Regions was held in Bangalore, India, 13-15 July 2005. Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka, a booming city, centre of the IT industry and usually referred as the ‘Silicon Valley’ of India.
MetaForesight seeks to promote intelligence of EU regions through the exploitation of knowledge achieved with the application of foresight, benchmarking, r&d, market watch, technology skills, in the diverse information systems developed throughout the EU regions.
The aim of the project is the digital representation of the Old Town of Corfu, including a series of information: the city, the monuments, the cultural events and activities, and also commercial and tourist information (hotels, restaurants, museums).
A web site supports virtual itineraries in the historical centre, combining interactive maps and panoramic images. The creation of Digital Corfu is based on an extented survey of the Old City.