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Charles participated in a seminar on “Innovation, Economic Development and Policy” at the TIK Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture at the University of Oslo on September 20, 2018.
On September 13, 2018, Charles Participated in a workshop organised by CIRCLE, SPRU and CENTRIM in Birghton.
It is with great pleasure to announce that Susana Borrás and I have submitted the manuscript that will be published as a new book at Oxford University Press. This co-authored book is the fruit of several years of work. The title of the book is “Holistic Innovation Policy: Theoretical Foundations, Policy Problems and Instrument Choices”. Our …
On June 22, the 2018 edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) was published by the European Commission. The summary innovation index included in the EIS misleads politicians, policy-makers, researchers and the general public.
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 …
On June 7, 2018 Charles spoke at the TAFTIE ANNUAL CONFERENCE. TAFTIE is The European Network of Innovation Agencies , and the conference was hosted by MITA, The Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology, Vilnius. Charles made a presentation entitled: “Make Public Procurement Drive Innovation: Specify Functions Instead of Products!”
Last June 6, 2018 Charles visited Vilnius, Lithuania. He met with the team of the President of Lithuania. Among the issues discussed were “Holistic innovation policy”, The Swedish National Innovation Council” and “Functional public procurement to enhance innovation”.