Lars Bengtsson’s and Charles’ article “Towards a Holistic User Innovation Policy” has now been published in the International Journal of Innovation Studies last February 7th, 2022. The abstract reads: This paper aims to synthesize previous user innovation policy proposals into an adapted systems of innovation framework, on which a future holistic user innovation policy for the household sector can be based. We do this in three … Continue reading
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“Functional procurement for innovation, welfare, and the environment” now published in Science and Public Policy
The earlier CIRCLE Discussion Paper entitled “Functional procurement for innovation, welfare, and the environment” (see below) written with Jon Mikel Zabala-Iturriagagoitia was published in Science and Public Policy in December 2020. The abstract of the paper reads as follows: Public procurement accounts for a very large share of most economies worldwide. This article argues that … Continue reading
Towards a holistic innovation policy: Can the Swedish National Innovation Council (NIC) be a role model?
Charles’ article Towards a holistic innovation policy: Can the Swedish National Innovation Council (NIC) be a role model? was published by Research Policy: Volume 48, Issue 4, May 2019. Continue reading
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?
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
Article: Striving Towards a Holistic Innovation Policy in European Countries – But Linearity Still Prevails!
Charles’ article “Striving Towards a Holistic Innovation Policy in European Countries – But Linearity Still Prevails!” is now published in the current edition of STI Policy Review. Continue reading
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
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