Webinar on ‘Innovation Statistics’
Date: 21 January 2021
Venue: Virtual-SESRIC, Ankara - Türkiye

Within its recently initiated Webinar Series on Statistical Experience Sharing, SESRIC organised a webinar on “Innovation Statistics” on 21 January 2021 in collaboration with the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) with the participation of 56 attendees from 21 OIC member countries (Algeria, Azerbaijan, Burkina Faso, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Mozambique, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Suriname, Togo, Turkey, UAE, Uganda, and Uzbekistan).

Mr. Gökhan ELYILDIRIM, Expert at the Sectoral Statistics Department, Science and Technology Statistics Group, presented the experience of TurkStat and covered the following topics related to Innovation statistics:

  • Overview and legal basis
  • Methodological basis
  • Classifications
  • Concepts and definitions
  • Coverage, periods and statistical units
  • Sampling Method
  • Data collection

The webinar was conducted through a video conferencing platform by following synchronous learning and instruction approaches designed in line with the virtual training solutions undertaken by SESRIC in order to better serve the Centre’s training activities and keep participants motivated and engaged during this time of global crisis due to COVID-19.


  • Concept Note (English)
  • Presentation on Innovation Statistics (English)