Presentation for Montevideo on innovation policy

Plaza del Entrevero, Photo credit: Maria TC | cc

In Uruguay there are discussions going on about how to organize the work with the design and implementation of policies for science, technology, and innovation. In this context, Charles was invited by CONICYT (National Council on Innovation, Science and Technology) to give a presentation entitled “Which is the optimal organizational architecture for design of innovation policy and research policy in Uruguay” on October 7, 2020. The presentation was based on the following publications (which can all be downloaded using the links below):

  1. Edquist, C. (May 2019). Towards a holistic innovation policy: Can the Swedish National Innovation Council (NIC) be a role model? Published in Research Policy, Volume 48, Issue 4. Download here.
  2. Borrás, S., & Edquist, C.  (2019) “Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems and Instrument Choices”. Oxford: Oxford University Press: Chapter 3 (“Innovation Policy”) and Chapter 12 “Building the Theoretical Foundations for an Holistric Innovation Policy”). They can be downloaded here.
  3. Edquist, C and Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, J M (January 2020). Functional procurement for innovation, welfare and the environment. Papers in Innovation Studies, Paper no 2020/1, CIRCLE, Lund University.Download at: The article is accepted for publication in Science and Public Policy, July 2020 (but not yet printed in the journal)