The seminar was organized by the University of Ottawa (Canada) on 17 May 2012. It covered national specificities and best practices of the contemporary STI policy.
On April 6, 2012 Dr. Rafael Popper delivered the seminar "iKNOW community: new methods in Foresight and Innovation Management". The event was organized by the HSE Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies.The seminar was devoted to communication platform iKNOW operating in the field of Foresight, innovation and horizons scanning.
On April 4, 2012 the Research Laboratory of Science and Technology Studies, HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), organized the workshop "Science and Technology Foresight: Methods and Practice". Issues of the future development of science and technology, prospects of emerging and general purpose technologies, and evaluation of effectiveness of Foresight studies were considered at the workshop.
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.
On December 12, 2011 Dr. Ozcan Saritas delivered a seminar "The Use of Methods for Extracting and Compiling Knowledge for Foresight"
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).
On September 20th, 2011, an international seminar by Dr. Steffen Gackstatter, organized by the HSE ISSEK Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies (LST) took place at the HSE. The seminar was dedicated to science and technology and innovation policy in transitional countries.