This virtual centre is hosted by the Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST). The aim is to measure performance and to monitor the effective implementation of science, technology and innovation (STI) policies by developing indicators for knowledge production, innovation, development and networking. Four main thematic areas have been identiﬁed:
- science, technology and innovation indicators;
- STI policy for development;
- human development for STI; and
- science communication, evaluation and impact.