Innovation

Ireland“… The word itself is currently dominating debate about the future of research in Europe and this debate has a lot of implications for anyone studying and working in universities. Some questions we want to start discussing include: Can we start putting some common understanding as to what this word means? For example, to what extent does the concept of innovation extend to public sector operations, in particular with respect to education and healthcare? At present, there is a danger that innovation will become synonymous with technology start-ups that make money. These are clearly one big part of what people mean by developing an ‘innovative’ economy but let’s keep the discussion broad …” (more)

[Liam Delaney, Geary Behavioural Economics Blog, 13 August]

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