About IDP

       Innovation and Development Policy

  An international journal for the development and application policies of science, technology and innovation



  Innovation and Development Policy (IDP) is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes empirical and theoretical papers in innovation and development policy/management. The journal is devoted to the improvement and further development of the theory and practice of innovation and development policy/management and designed to appeal to both practising policy-makers and academics. It publishes original and high-quality papers to address the interests of both practicing managers and academic researchers in innovation and development policy/management. All IDP papers are expected to yield findings that have implications for policy or management.


  Aims and Scope

  Innovation and Development Policy (IDP) is devoted to building a platform for global innovation and development communications, promoting international academic cooperation and bringing together global intelligence to carry out theoretical, methodological and practical research in innovation and development strategy, policy and management. It is a multi-disciplinary journal that covers the full range of topics in innovation and development policy/management and involves the theory, method and application in innovation and development policy/management. The journal is receptive to all types of quantitative and qualitative methodologies for innovation and development policy. Authors across the world from diverse disciplines and functional perspectives are welcome to contribute to the journal.



  Researchers in innovation and development policy, experts in governmental management, experts in think tank research, entrepreneurs, and graduate students 


  Main Subjects

  Policy/Strategy/Management for National/Regional/Sectoral/Firm Innovation and Development Science, Technology and Innovation Policy/Strategy/Management

  Theory/Method and Application of Innovation and Development Policy/Economics/Metrology

  Theory/Method and Application of National/Regional/Sectoral/Technological/Firm Innovation Systems

  Science/Technology/Innovation Capability and Competitiveness

  Development Dynamics of Science/Technology/Innovation

  Interactions between Science/Technology/Innovation and Social & Economic Development Performance

  Science, Technology and Innovation Studies

  Design/Implementation/Evaluation of Innovation and Development Policies at all kinds of levels


  Peer Review Policy

  All research papers published in this journal will have undergone rigorous peer review, including initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by at least two anonymous referees. All papers are subject to a preliminary screening to assess whether they deserve to be submitted to a fully-fledged refereeing process.


  Peer Review process

  Submit papers

  Editorial department evaluation

  Editor-in-chief and Associate Editor evaluation

  Associate Editor assigns tasks to relevant editors

  Invite reviewers

   Reviewers respond to invitations

  The reviewer reviews the manuscript

  Review comments of editorial department

  The editorial department informs the author of the review decision

  Next steps


  Supervised by

  Chinese Academy of Sciences


  Sponsored by

  Institutes of Sciences and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  Chinese Association for Science of Science and S&T Policy


  Published by

  IDP Editorial Office

  No.15 ZhongGuanCun Beiyitiao Alley, Haidian District, Beijing 100190, China


  Print by

  Beijing xuanhong culture development co., ltd

  Floor 2, No.35 Dajue Hutong, Xicheng District, Beijing


  Publishing Schedule

  Semiyearly,This journal is published semiyearly in every June and December


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