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.
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.
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.
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" has been published. The statistical digest contains key indicators of the Russian Federation’s scientific and innovation potential.
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.
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).