ESF STOA Conference The Science of Innovation

 
28-02-2012 09:30-17:30
European Parliament Brussels - Altiero Spinelli (ASP) A1G2
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PROGRAMME
 

  • 09:30 Registration
  • 10:30 Welcome
    Roderick Floud ESF-SCSS Chair
    Antonio Correia de Campos STOA Vice-Chair
  • 11:00 Introduction to the conference theme  

SESSION 1 : UNDERSTANDING INNOVATION AND INNOVATION POLICY

 Chair : Vittorio Prodi STOA Panel

  • 11:00 Introduction by the session chair
  • 11:05 European Innovation policy as cargo cult:   myth and reality in knowledge-led  productivity growth by Alan Hughes  - University of Cambridge , UK
  • 11:40 Paradoxes and trade -offs in European policy on research, innovation and higher education by Merle Jacob -   Lund University , SE
  • 12:15 Questions from the Audience
  • 12:30 Lunch 

SESSION 2 : INNOVATING SCIENCE AND INNOVATION POLICY

  Chair : Paul Rübig STOA Chair

  • 14:00 Introduction by the session chair
  • 14:05 Too much of a good thing ? From creative destruction to destructive creation by Luc Soete -University of Maastricht, NL
  • 14:35 Financing innovation, financial innovation and the implications of the financial crisis for innovation policy by Mariana Mazzucato  - University of Sussex, UK
  • 15:10 Questions from the Audience  

SESSION 3 : THE WAY FORWARD : WHICH WAY, WHOSE WAY ?

Chair : Salvatore Tatarella STOA Panel

  • 15:30 Introduction by the session chair
  • 15:35 Public value failure in science and innovation policy by Barry Bozeman - Arizona State University, US
  • 16:15 Panel Discussion 
  • 17:15 Concluding remarks
  • 17:30 Reception