Foresight and STI Governance, a scientific journal published by the Higher School of Economics since 2007, has become an open access journal on the anniversary year for ISSEK and HSE. As a result of which the electronic versions of every issue of journal will be available on the website, as well as on the mobile applications at the same time as the print version is distributed.
Participants of the expert discussion “Technological development: global trends and Russia’s prospects” held in the scope of the XVIII April conference spoke about the country’s chances to have a new industrial revolution in the near future. The main report was presented by Vladimir Kniaginin, Vice President of the Centre for Strategic Research.
An important area being researched today is the relationship between universities and the government in the formation of socioeconomic policy, and this discussion was raised at the international seminar “Universities, Inclusive Development, and Social Innovation” that took place as part of HSE’s XVIII April International Academic Conference.
The publication presents brief abstracts of the report to the XVIII April International Academic Conference and contains a description of global trends that can have the greatest impact on the development of the economy and society in Russia and abroad, as well as the likely scenarios of the country's scientific and technological development. The material is based on the results of long-lasting studies conducted by the HSE ISSEK, as well as on the results of the data mining system.
Master’s Programme Students of HSE ISSEK “Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation” for 10 weeks from January to March were doing their internships at Moscow Agency of Innovations. During the internship four students found several best technological solutions for optimizing the city transport, power grids, healthcare and other systems.
Data on researchers’ affiliations in publications indexed in international citation databases (Web of Science or Scopus) reflects their collaborations with research organisations and individuals in other countries. According to findings by the HSE ISSEK, the rate of Russian researchers' involvement in international cooperation has been growing from year to year.
On April 3, 2017, the traditional HSE and International Energy Prize “Global Energy” joint foresight session was held at the Higher School of Economics, marking the announcement of the Prize. Its participants discussed structural changes in the energy sector until 2050, in particular, global trends in this sector, conservative and visionary scenarios for its development and proposals for politicians.
The new issue of the “Science, Technology, Innovation” series presents data on the involvement of Russian scientists in international mobility and cooperation in research and development (R&D).
The analytical report presents the results of the foresight project “Investigation of Global Challenges and Long-Term Trends in Innovative Development in the Sphere of Renewable Energy Sources”, conducted by the HSE ISSEK with information and financial support of “Renova Group”.
Andrea Di Maio, a Managing Vice President in Gartner Research, spoke about forthcoming changes in the public sector’s digital services, and technology and social trends supporting the shift from e-government to digital government. On 20 March the Gartner’s top manager made a presentation to staff members of the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, and the Institute for Public Administration and Governance.