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Innovations: a New Elective Course

In April a new all-university elective course on Science, Technology and Innovation: Analysis, Strategies and Policy will be launched at the HSE. It will be delivered in English by leading HSE international professors as well as some visiting experts. Dirk Meissner, Deputy Head of the HSE Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies, and one of the authors of the course, told us more about the course, its structure and specifics.

The University as a Center for Research and Business Innovation

At a recent meeting on the problems of applied research and innovative infrastructure development at the Higher School of Economics, the problems of the university’s development as a research center were considered. Leonid Gokhberg, First Vice Rector of the HSE, told us more about this issue.

‘Foresight-Russia’, issue 4, 2011

An anniversary issue of the ‘Foresight-Russia’ journal has been published

"Indicators of Innovative Activity: 2012"

The "Indicators of Innovative Activity: 2012" collection of papers reflects the results of statistical studies of innovative activity in the country’s economy. It involves the indicators which characterize the level of technological and non-technological innovations development. These indicators have been developed in line with the OECD and Eurostat international standards.

‘Education Economics Monitoring’ #7 (54), 2011

The next issue of the ‘Education Economics Monitoring’ information brochure has been published. #7 (54), 2011, ‘Employer strategies in professional education in 2007, 2009 and 2010’.

Technology Platforms: Russian and International Experience

On December 7th 2011, an international seminar entitled ‘Russian and European Technology Platforms: Development of Cooperation’ organized by the HSE Research Laboratory for Economics of Innovation took place at the Higher School of Economics.

"Science. Innovations. Information Society: 2011. Pocket data book"

"Science. Innovations. Information Society: 2011. Pocket data book" has been published. The statistical digest contains key indicators of the Russian Federation’s scientific and innovation potential.

Seminar on ‘Foresight and S&T and innovation policy: best practices’

From October 13-14 a seminar on ‘Foresight and S&T and innovation policy: best practices’ took place at the HSE. The event was organized by the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge. The first day of the seminar was dedicated to relevant problems of Foresight studies, and the second one to the problems of innovation policy in different countries. Below are some comments from the seminar’s organizers and participants.

Scenario Planning of Apocalypse

On October 4th Peter Schwartz, a world renowned futurist and Honorary Professor of the HSE, spoke at a seminar organized by the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge.

Seminar ‘UK Practices of Regional Foresight Studies aimed at Technology Modernization’ by Gordon Ollivere

On September 29th, 2011, a seminar by Gordon Ollivere on ‘UK Practices of Regional Foresight Studies aimed at Technology Modernization’ took place at the HSE. The event was organized by the HSE ISSEK Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies (LST).