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science and technology, composite index, Think Tank Double Helix Methodology, Qinchuangyuan, research framework

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Application and Empirical Analysis of Think Tank Double Helix Methodology


Index research on the science and technology (S&T) innovation and development is a typical think tank research that originates from practice, is used for practice, and is higher than practice. However, existing research has several problems, such as insufficient theory and single perspective. This is not conducive to ensure the scientificity of research process and the accuracy of research results. Fortunately, the think tank double helix methodology has the typical characteristics of systematic thinking, whole-process guidance, and operational ideas, which provides new ideas for effectively solving the above problems. Thus, based on the think tank double helix methodology, this study establishes a whole-process systematic and dynamic research framework from connotation analysis, criteria construction, criteria weighting to criteria measurement. Furthermore, taking the index research on S&T innovation and development for Qinchuangyuan as an example, the empirical research is conducted, and some valuable enlightenment and thinking findings are obtained. The research process fully verifies the scientific guiding role of the think tank double helix methodology for think tank research. The research results provide important quantitative support and decision reference for judging the trend of S&T innovation and development for Qinchuangyuan and its contribution to the highquality development of Shaanxi Province.

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