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
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Charles and Susana receive Best Paper Award at Atlanta Conference
Charles and Susana Borrás received the Best Paper Award 2013 at the Atlanta Conference on Science & Innovation Policy (http://www.atlantaconference.org/), at The Georgia Institute of Technology, 26-28 September 2013. Their paper is entitled “Competence Building: A Systemic Approach to Innovation Policy”. The award was presented during the ceremony at the conference on 26 September 2013. … Continue reading
Inrätta ett råd för innovationspolitik
Näringspolitik (och industripolitik) förknippas ofta med stöd till gamla och döende sektorer. Men vi vet att innovationer i tidiga stadier är förbundna med så stora risker och så stor osäkerhet att de privata aktörerna ofta skyggar – både i USA och i Sverige. Continue reading
From April 2013, and for the next three years, Charles Edquist is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Forum for Studies of Policies for Research and Innovation (Eu-SPRI). The other members are Stefan Kuhlman (Twente, President), Emanuela Reale (Rome), Stephanie Daimer (Karlsruhe), Jakob Edler (Manchester) and Philippe Laredo (Paris). Eu-SPRI aims at … Continue reading
Final response to Annie Lööf, Minister of Industries
The article on Swedish innovation policy by Charles Edquist in the Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter on March 26, 2013 led to two reactions. One was from the Minister of Industries, Annie Lööf, and can be found at : http://www.dn.se/debatt/var-innovationsstrategi-ar-konkret-och-langsiktig. The other was by Emil Görnerup at Swedish Industry and can be found at: http://www.dn.se/debatt/innovationssystem-loser-inte-sveriges-brist-pa-foretagande. Charles … Continue reading
Sweden is Neglecting its Innovation Policy!
On March 26 2013, I published a debate article (op-ed) at “DN Debatt” in the Swedish daily “Dagens Nyheter” entitled“The Swedish government neglects innovation policy”. It contains constructive proposals with regard to the design of innovation policy. You can find the article in Swedish at the following link: http://www.dn.se/debatt/den-svenska-regeringen-missar-innovationspolitiken and the English translation here: DN Debate … Continue reading
Entrepreneurship and Growth Among Graduates in Denmark, Norway and Sweden
The aim of this report is to identify the role of academics as entrepreneurs. Education and a highly educated staff is a growth factor in companies and in this report we will highlight the characteristics of companies established by academics and which factors are crucial for these companies to grow. A special focus has been … Continue reading
Chapter 10: La Commande Publique Pour L’innovation: Une Politique Orientée Par La Demande
This article has also been published in French in November 2012 by FutuRIS! Edquist C., Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, J. M. (December 2012): Public Procurement for Innovation (PPI) as Mission-oriented Innovation Policy. Research Policy. Vol. 41, Issue 10, pp. 1757-1769 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004873331200220X See abstract in French below: Résumé Ce chapitre porte sur la commande publique pour l’innovation, décrite comme une <politique … Continue reading