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Leonid Gokhberg: “Innovation development in the regions is a single option factor of the country’s economic growth”

On 20 May, 2015 the third issue of the Russian Regional Innovation Development Rating published by the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge was presented at the Higher School of Economics (HSE). Researchers rated 83 regions by the integral indicator — Russian Regional Innovation Index (RRII).

Plans for water

Russia’s fresh water supply is among the largest in the world, but these resources are not always used efficiently. According to Yuri Golubkov, director of S&T Policy and Modernisation department of Renova Group of Companies, optimising the water sector management first of all requires sorting out organisational and legal issues, followed by solving technological problems. In the framework of a joint HSE — Renova foresight project, HSE experts analysed strategic approaches to managing the water sector suggesting four different scenarios.

How Can Science Be Governed and Evaluated?

Giorgio Sirilli, former chairman of the OECD Working Party of National Experts on Science and Technology Indicators (NESTI), is offering lectures to the HSE academic staff and students of the Master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI)

S&T cooperation as a “soft power tool”

On 10 April, 2015 participants of the XVI HSE Annual Conference’s Science and Innovation section hosted by ISSEK discussed various tools facilitating international cooperation in the scope of the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020. The experts considered the options available for joint funding of international research and innovation projects.

“You’ll be able to deal with global problems if you let other countries increase their potential, too”

One of the events of the XVI HSE Annual Conference’s Science and Innovation section hosted by ISSEK was the workshop on cross-border cooperation in the framework of the OECD’s Knowledge Triangle. The participants discussed the roles of education, research and innovation activities in securing global competitiveness for the European countries.

MA Programme 'Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation' Concludes Partnership Agreements with 5 Recognized Universities

HSE has finalised agreements with its international partner universities for new double diplomas and student exchanges in the framework of the Master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation. Dirk Meissner, Deputy Head of the Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies, Professor at the ISSEK Department of Educational Programmes and Academic Supervisor for the Master’s programme, spoke to the HSE English News service about how the new agreements are made to give master’s students the best opportunities for study abroad and double degree programmes while making sure they match HSE’s approaches and standards.

MA Programme 'Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation' Concludes Partnership Agreements with 5 Recognized Universities

HSE has finalised agreements with its international partner universities for new double diplomas and student exchanges in the framework of the Master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation. Dirk Meissner, Deputy Head of the Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies, Professor at the Department of Educational Programmes at HSE ISSEK and Academic Supervisor for the Master’s programme, spoke to the HSE English News service about how the new agreements are made to give master’s students the best opportunities for study abroad and double degree programmes while making sure they match HSE’s approaches and standards.

Can Everything in Science Be Measured?

Giorgio Sirilli, Associate Research Director at Italy’s Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth of National Research Council (IRCrES), an active participant and former chair of the OECD Working Party of National Experts on Science and Technology Indicators (NESTI), and author of over 200 academic publications, gave an open lecture at HSE on January 21, 2015

Lectures on Innovation Management by Prof. Jonathan Calof from the University of Ottawa

On December 8-9, 2014 the students and academic staff of ISSEK attended  the HSE-hosted lectures by a guest speaker Jonathan Calof, Professor at the University of Ottawa (Canada).

Elias Carayannis on Stimuli to Innovations in Europe and the USA

Free market or government interventions? This eternal dilemma is tightly interconnected with innovations. At the IV Foresight and STI Policy conference held by the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), George Washington University professor Elias Carayannis spoke about the differences in this field between Europe and the USA.