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Lourenço F. & Nimita P. | Edward Lorenz

LECTURE-4: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF NATIONAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION by Dr. Lourenço Galvão Diniz Faria, Copenhagen University, Denmark. & Dr. Nimita Pandey, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. CHAIR: Professor Edward Lorenz, Aalborg University, Denmark & University of Johannesburg, SA.

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Lourenço F. & Nimita P. | Edward Lorenz
Lourenço F. & Nimita P. | Edward Lorenz

Time & Location

28 Jan 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm GMT

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About the Event


The lecture covers the following:

-Works of Cristopher Freeman, Luc Soete and Lundvaal: National Systems of Innovation in historical perspective

-The notion of National Boundaries

-Location specificity of knowledge

-Tacitness‘ of knowledge

-Production, trade and knowledge base as determinants of national systems

- ‘Systemic ‘characteristic of national systems

- Relationship between Knowledge, science and innovation

The chair:

Edward Lorenz, is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Côte d’Azur, France. He also holds the posts of Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa, and Adjunct Professor at Aalborg University in Denmark. He is Vice President of Globelics, a worldwide community of scholars working on innovation and development. His research focuses on the relation between innovation, new technologies and sustainable development. He publishes in such journals as Industrial and Corporate Change, Industry and Innovation, and Research Policy. He contributes regularly to United Nations events related to the SDGs including the February 2019 workshop on ‘Science Technology and Innovation for the SDGs’ organised by UN DESA and ESCAP in Bangkok, Thailand and the 13 November 2019 meeting on ‘Structural Transformation, Industry 4.0 and Inequality’ organised by UNCTAD in Geneva.

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Lourenço Galvão Diniz Faria, is Researcher/Consultant on circular economy. He has international experience with research projects dealing with industrial symbiosis, CSR, environmental innovations, and energy transitions, both in Denmark and in Kenya. Dr. Faria holds a PhD in Technology and Innovation Management from the Technical University of Denmark.

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Nimita Pandey, is a Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy Fellow at the Department of Science & Technology – Centre for Policy Research, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. She is hosted jointly at Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA), Government of India and UNESCO New Delhi cluster office. A master’s in Business Administration, she holds a Ph.D. in Science Policy from the Center for Studies in Science Policy (CSSP), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

She has been a part of various projects in the area of Science Policy, Technology Foresight, Responsible Research and Innovation, Science Diplomacy supported by national and international organizations, including DST, FAO, European Commission, Australian National University, and others. Some of her associations include Member, Global Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (GLOBELICS); Associate Member, Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) and Associate Editor, Science Diplomacy Review.

Her research interests include Gender and Science, STI for sustainable development, Globalisation of Innovation, Governance of Emerging Technologies, Biotechnology clusters, and Biodiversity, to name a few. She has published on related topics and participated in many conferences and workshops, of national and global repute.

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