BRICS Innovative Competitiveness Report 2017

  • Xinli Zhao
  • Minrong Li
  • Maoxing Huang
  • Alexander Sokolov

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxv
  2. General Reports

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Xinli Zhao, Dan Wang, Yi Xiao, Quanchao Dong, Hongwei Huo, Zongwen Ma et al.
      Pages 3-30
    3. Alexander Sokolov, Sergey Shashnov, Maxim Kotsemir, Anna Grebenyuk
      Pages 31-65
  3. Country Reports

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Lei Wang, Changlin Gao, Quanchao Dong, Tao Shi
      Pages 69-92
    3. Qiang Chen, Shimin Zheng, Yi Xiao, Yefeng Yang
      Pages 93-113
    4. Leonid Gokhberg, Tatiana Kuznetsova, Anna Pikalova, Alexander Sokolov
      Pages 115-150
    5. Zuhua Shan, Liangliang Bi, Bingqing Xin
      Pages 151-177
    6. Hongwei Huo, Zhongcheng Wang, Wenjing Li
      Pages 179-195
    7. Zhongyang Wang, Dong Zhang, Zongwen Ma
      Pages 197-217
  4. Thematic Reports

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Maoxing Huang, Tang Jie, Xinhuan Huang
      Pages 221-240
    3. Xijun Zhao, Boyang Wei, Mengzhu Shao
      Pages 241-257
    4. Shirong Zhang, Pei Zhang, Mingyuan Gao
      Pages 259-276
    5. Xiangyu Guo, Dan Wang, Xinli Zhao
      Pages 277-299
  5. Xinli Zhao, Minrong Li, Maoxing Huang, Alexander Sokolov
    Pages E1-E1
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 301-325

About this book


The Report predicts that the coming five years will witness the five countries keep improving in national innovative competitiveness, with China and Russia maintaining their strong growth momentum, India growing at a moderate rate, and Brazil and South Africa gradually picking up speed and climbing out of the trough. It estimates that the five countries’ national innovative competitiveness will be keeping steady growth by 2030. 

The General Reports part presents a comprehensive analysis of the current status and achievements of STI cooperation between China and other BRICS countries and proposes priority areas of BRICS STI cooperation to provide valuable decision inputs for the BRICS countries to accelerate the improvement of their national innovative competitiveness. The Country Reports part respectively analyzes and makes predictions on the national innovative competitiveness of the BRICS countries based on a survey of their STI development and STI cooperation within the BRICS framework. The Thematic Reports part focuses on four thematic areas closely related to STI, i.e. digital economy, financial inclusion, energy, and agriculture, and offers detailed analysis of the STI development and potential of the countries in relevant areas, providing additional inputs for a further understanding of the national innovative competitiveness of the BRICS countries.


Innovative Competitiveness BRICS countries Science and Technology Cooperation Science, Technology and Innovation STI development

Editors and affiliations

  • Xinli Zhao
    • 1
  • Minrong Li
    • 2
  • Maoxing Huang
    • 3
  • Alexander Sokolov
    • 4
  1. 1.China Science and Technology Exchange CenterBeijingChina
  2. 2.China Institute of Science and Technology EvaluationBeijingChina
  3. 3.School of EconomicsFujian Normal UniversityFuzhouChina
  4. 4.Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of KnowledgeNational Research University Higher School of EconomicsMoscowRussia

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