Keynote lecture at The World Economy Research Institute at the Warsaw School of Economics

Warsaw, Photo credit: Hernán Piñera | cc

Charles gave a keynote lecture at the World Economy Research Institute’s 14th Annual Conference “Fostering Innovation and Competitiveness” at the Warsaw School of Economics on October 16, 2020. The title of the lecture was “Enhancing Innovation Through Holistic Innovation Policy”. The lecture 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).

Information about the institute and about the conference can be found here.