25-29 June 2012 a short course “Foresight: Exploring the Future, Shaping the Present” took place at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR, University of Manchester, Manchester, Great Britain). The agenda of this training was devoted to exploring frameworks and methodology of Foresight.
Programme’s project ERA.Net RUS took place in the Austrian Ministry of Science and Research. A wide range of issues was discussed at the meeting, including results of the pilot joint competitions for Science and Innovation, protection of intellectual property created within the framework of joint projects, measures to increase effectiveness of scientific co-operation, etc.. Representatives of the EU evaluated effectiveness of the pilot competitions and came out with recommendations for improving the competitive procedures.
An international workshop «Linkages between Actors in the Innovation System» took place on the 13-15th of June 2012. Eminent researchers and leading experts in innovation studies from the UK, Norway and Sweden joined their colleagues from the HSE to discuss the recent developments in the field of science, technology and innovation.
The seminar was organized by the University of Ottawa (Canada) on 17 May 2012. It covered national specificities and best practices of the contemporary STI policy.
On April 6, 2012 Dr. Rafael Popper delivered the seminar "iKNOW community: new methods in Foresight and Innovation Management". The event was organized by the HSE Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies.The seminar was devoted to communication platform iKNOW operating in the field of Foresight, innovation and horizons scanning.
On April 4, 2012 the Research Laboratory of Science and Technology Studies, HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), organized the workshop "Science and Technology Foresight: Methods and Practice". Issues of the future development of science and technology, prospects of emerging and general purpose technologies, and evaluation of effectiveness of Foresight studies were considered at the workshop.
On December 7, 2011the HSE Research Laboratory for Economics of Innovation organised the International Workshop “Bridging Russian and European Technology Platforms”.
On 18 October 2011 Prof. Vladimir Mayer delivered a seminar on "French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and its Tools for International Cooperation"
Recent evolution in the organization of CNRS; increasing impact of public research in the society of innovation
On 11 October 2011 Prof. Vladimir Mayer (CNRS, France) devilered a seminar on "Recent evolution in the organization of CNRS; increasing impact of public research in the society of innovation".
Workshop “Principles of Industrial Statistics and UNIDO Approaches to Classifying Industry Sectors by Technology Intensity” by Shyam Upadhyaya
On June 22, 2011 the Research Laboratory of Science and Technology Studies, HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), has organized an open workshop by Shyam Upadhyaya “Principles of Industrial Statistics and UNIDO Approaches to Classifying Industry Sectors by Technology Intensity”.