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Public Procurement for Innovation
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Public Procurement for Innovation

Charles’ new book, “Public Procurement for Innovation” will be available in January 2015. Edited by: Charles Edquist, Lund University, Sweden; Nicholas S. Vonortas, The George Washington University, US; Jon Mikel Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, Lund University, Sweden, and; Jakob Edler, University of Manchester, UK. This book focuses on the study of a specific demand side innovation policy instrument, … Continue reading

Magazine Article: Sätt fart på innovationspolitiken nu – börja med upphandlingen
Newspaper Article

Magazine Article: Sätt fart på innovationspolitiken nu – börja med upphandlingen

Charles has written a popular article in Swedish with the title “Sätt fart på innovationspolitiken nu – börja med upphandlingen!” (English title: Start with the innovation policy now – begin with the procurement!). It has been published in the December issue of the journal Tiden. The pdf version of the magazine pages can be downloaded … Continue reading

Working Paper: Institutions and Regulations in Innovation Systems: Effects, Problems and Innovation Policy Design
Working Paper

Working Paper: Institutions and Regulations in Innovation Systems: Effects, Problems and Innovation Policy Design

Susana and Charles’ new article has now been published as a CIRCLE Working Paper. Abstract: Institutions (including regulations) are constitutive elements of innovation systems, and therefore cornerstones of innovation policy. Focusing on (soft and hard) regulation, the paper identifies the most salient regulatory areas from the perspective of the innovation system. When asking about the … Continue reading

Book Chapter: Innovation Policy for Knowledge Production and R&D: the Investment Portfolio Approach
Article / Working Paper

Book Chapter: Innovation Policy for Knowledge Production and R&D: the Investment Portfolio Approach

Susana Borrás and Charles’ book chapter with the title “Innovation Policy for Knowledge Production and R&D: the Investment Portfolio Approach” is now available for preview as a CIRCLE Working Paper. Who produces scientific and technical knowledge these days? What type of knowledge is being produced and for what purposes? Why are firms and governments funding … Continue reading

Report: Public Procurement and Innovation
Report

Report: Public Procurement and Innovation

Charles has written a report on public innovation procurement for the national Swedish Competition Authority (‘Konkurrensverket’). Entitled “Public Procurement and Innovation”, the main issue addressed is if and how public procurement can be a driving force for innovation. Included is a focus on the public procurement with the objective to enhance innovation that is already … Continue reading

Education, Training and Skills in Innovation Policy
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Education, Training and Skills in Innovation Policy

A paper by Susana Borrás and Charles Edquist has been published by Science and Public Policy through the journal’s “Advanced Access” service last 15 July 2014. The article, entitled “Education, Training and Skills in Innovation Policy” will be included in the succeeding issue of the journal. The abstract reads: The main question that guides this … Continue reading