Celebrating its 10th year anniversary, CIRCLE is hosting an open seminar ‘Innovation as a Solution to Societal Challenges’ on November 27, 2014 aiming to illustrate and discuss what innovation studies, as a research field, can add to our understanding of and ability to cope with societal challenges.
The seminar is organized around five panels: Past, Present and Future of CIRCLE; The Challenge of Recovering and Preventing Economic Crisis; The Challenge of Responding to the Increased Globalization of Economic Activities and Mobility of Talent; The Challenge of Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change; Policy Making for Overcoming Societal Challenges – How Can Innovation Studies Help?.
Confirmed panelists include CIRCLE researchers and external guests. Among them: Prof. Stan Metcalfe (University of Manchester), Prof. Maryann Feldman (University of North Carolina), Prof. Meric Gertler (University of Toronto), Prof. Simona Iammarino (London School of Economics), Prof. Keld Laursen (Copenhagen Business School), Prof. Roberta Rabellotti (University of Pavia). More information in the attached document. .
The seminar is free of charge and open to everyone who is interested. However, if you plan to participate in the event, we kindly ask you to register by the 13th of November, Thursday, via seminar website: http://www2.circle.lu.se/events/conferences