A number of crosscutting issues and lessons have been observed that illustrate a variety of successful policy options1. In particular, these issues relate to information, capacity to innovate and utilise technologies, market support, and infrastructural support for the uptake of technologies. In several cases, factors that are known to have contributed to a successful working of advanced technologies include:
The case studies investigate specific strategies to handle these issues. Four important strategies include subsidies, monitoring the regulatory environment, providing information, and enhancing the capability to choose, adopt, and adapt technologies.
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