A new Lisbon by another name?

EU“A revival of the European Union’s much-lauded but also much-mocked ‘Lisbon Process’ for developing a knowledge-based economy is to be pressed forward by Sweden as president of the EU before the year’s end. Originally launched in 2000, the aims are ambitious and touch all the right buttons for economic growth in today’s world – science, technology and innovation. But big changes are looming and some academics think the whole approach may be misguided …” (more)

[David Haworth, University World News, 20 September]

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