Eu-SPRI 2018
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Eu-SPRI 2018

On June 7 – 8 Charles was scheduled to participate in the EU-SPRI 2018 Conference in Paris, entitled “Governance and relevance: Towards a new generation of research and innovation policies”. However, because of problems with flights, he did not reach Paris. But his co-authors presented two joint papers. Susana Borrás presented a paper entitled “Theoretical … Continue reading

Pre-commercial procurement: A demand or supply policy instrument in relation to innovation?
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Pre-commercial procurement: A demand or supply policy instrument in relation to innovation?

Charles Edquist’s and J. M. Zabala-Iturriagagoitia’s article, Pre-commercial procurement: a demand or supply policy instrument in relation to innovation?  is now published in the current issue of R&D Management. Abstract: In 2006, the European Commission introduced the concept of ‘pre-commercial procurement’ (PCP) as an instrument to promote innovation and to mitigate grand challenges. One of … Continue reading

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

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

Book Chapter: A holistic innovation policy – why, what and how?
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Book Chapter: A holistic innovation policy – why, what and how?

A chapter by Charles entitled “A holistic innovation policy – why, what and how?” (in Swedish “En helhetlig innovationspolitik – varför, vad och hur?”) was published in an edited volume last July 1st in Almedalen. The book is entitled “Position Sweden – on innovation, sustainability and labor market – a debate anthology” (In Swedish “Position … Continue reading

The choice of innovation policy instruments is now published in Technological Forecasting and Social Change!
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The choice of innovation policy instruments is now published in Technological Forecasting and Social Change!

Authors: Susana Borrás and Charles Edquist Abstract: The purpose of this article is to discuss the different types of instruments of innovation policy, to examine how governments and public agencies in different countries and different times have used these instruments differently, to explore the political nature of instrument choice and design (and associated issues), and … Continue reading