The World Sustainability Award and the Emerging Sustainability Leader Award are funded to encourage new research initiatives and developments in sustainability with the ultimate aim to foster the transfer from sustainability research to sustainable practices and societies. Sustainability is understood as the interdependence between economic, social, and environmental concerns for mutually beneficial regional and global development, it is associated with a multitude of academic disciplines,
This report, published by U.S. Government Accountability Office, presents the results of a forum on recent developments in the area of data, analysis, and innovation—and key implications for related economic opportunities, challenges to realizing such opportunities, new pathways to societal benefits, and privacy concerns.
According to the corporate authors the European Commission and Directorate-General for Research and innovation, research and innovation are key to building a prosperous future for the EU. They therefore figure prominently in the Europe 2020 strategy and the European Semester process and underpin progress towards the 10 priorities of the Juncker Commission, from providing a new boost to jobs, growth and investment, to developing the digital single market and developing the Energy Union.
The book “Open Innovation, Open Science, Open to the World – a vision for Europe” brings together some of the key conceptual insights behind the “Three Os” and highlights actions that are already taking place or are being prepared. It is hoped that the ideas and initiatives described in the book will stimulate anyone interested in European research and innovation, encourage debate and lead to new ideas on what the European Union should do, should not do, or do differently.
In this interesting and well documented report, authored by Alex Glennie and Kirsten Bound, published by NESTA on May 2016, a number of international lessons to inspire and inform national strategies on how innovation agencies work are being presented. According to Dan Breznitz, the report pursues three ambitions.
CORDIS published a dataset containing projects funded by the European Union under the Horizon 2020 framework programme for research and innovation (H2020) from 2014 to 2020. Based upon the published dataset the following visualisations have been made possible using Google Spreadsheets.
Innovation Analytics: A guide to new data and measurement in innovation policy is a report published by Nesta, focusing on novel ways to make use of official data. This will gradually help to explore and better understand various sectors regarding innovation policy, while at the same time overcome challenges arising from the use of that kind of data.