Speaker on the ISSEK section Jonathan Linton, professor at the Ottawa University and editor-in-chief of the Technovation journal, described applying Foresight methodology and road maps to increase universities’ efficiency.
How to evaluate research performance and efficiency of S&T activities? An attempt to find response on these and related questions was undertaken by the participants of the roundtable "Monitoring Economics of Science: Main Results and Development Prospects" that was organized by the HSE ISSEK at the 2nd day of the XIV April Conference.
How centres of excellence should be run? According to which principles they should be funded? How their performance should be assessed? These issues attracted the most attention at the concluding sessions of the ISSEK’s seminar “Global Trends in Public R&D Investments” which took place on 4 April as part of the HSE’s XIV April International Academic Conference
Professor Jonathan Linton, Power Corporation Professor for the Management of Technological Enterprise of the University of Ottawa, Canada, and Editor-in-Chief of the ‘Technovation‘ journal gave a presentation ‘Centers of Excellence. Research Strategy and Portfolio Planning’ at the XIV HSE April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. He gave a special interview to the HSE news service.
On 4 April, as part of the HSE’s XIV April International Academic Conference, HSE ISSEK hosted a seminar “Global Trends in Public R&D Investments: Designing, Setting Up and Running Centres of Excellence”
International scientific conference Foresight: Innovative Answers to Global Challenges, organised jointly with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), was held at the Higher School of Economic on 18-19 October, 2012. For Russian long-term futures research experts, it was a major venue for discussing promising areas of future-oriented studies.
Working paper «Exploring innovation modes of Russian companies: what does the diversity of actors mean for policymaking?»
Working paper by Leonid Gokhberg, Tatiana Kuznetsova, Vitaly Roud, (HSE ISSEK) is published in series: Science, Technology and InnovationWP BRP 01/STI/2012. It explores the role of diversity of actors for policymaking aimed at increasing innovation performance of enterprises.
The book includes the articles "KIBS and Knowledge Dynamics is Client–Supplier Interaction" by Ian Miles and "How Knowledge-Intensive Business Services Upgrade their Customers: Evidence from Russia" by Marina Doroshenko.
INSEAD has published the report "The Global Innovation Index 2012: Stronger Innovation Linkages for Global Growth" which focuses on better understanding innovation and identifying good practices of innovation policy. One of its chapters is prepared by Leonid Gokhberg (first vice-rector, HSE, and director, HSE ISSEK) and Vitaliy Roud (research fellow, Laboratory for Economics of Innovation, HSE ISSEK). It presents an analysis of Russian innovation system accompanied by an overview of domestic state science, technology and innovation (STI) policy practice.
Regional balance of technology transfer and innovation in transitional economy: empirical evidence from Russia (journal article)
The article "Regional balance of technology transfer and innovation in transitional economy: empirical evidence from Russia" by Dirk Meissner (Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies, HSE ISSEK) and Stanislav Zaichenko (Laboratory for Economics of Innovation, HSE ISSEK) is published in the "International Journal of Transitions and Innovation Systems".