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EuroLics Workshop

EuroLics Workshop

May 31, 30 researchers were gathered at Department of Business and Management, AAU, to discuss two important research themes: Transformative innovation systems and Industry 4.0.

Cristina Chaminade (Lund University), Jan Fagerberg (Oslo University) and Jakob Edler (Manchester University) gave presentations at the morning session on how various policy means can spur (or hinder) a transformation of European Innovation Systems towards a more sustainable path “transformative innovation systems”, and Jesper Lindgaard Christensen (IKE-Group, AAU) opened the succeeding discussion.

Ned Lorenz, Jan Fagerberg and Cristina Chaminade at the Eurolics workshop
Ned Lorenz, Jan Fagerberg and Cristina Chaminade.

Focus for the afternoon session was implications for job location and job content of what is often summarized as Industry 4.0. Bart Verspagen (Maastricht University, UNI-MERIT), Padmashree Sampath (UNCTAD, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and Adjunct Professor at Department of Business and Management), Daniel Hain and Roman Jurowetzki (IKE Group, AAU), Marco Bellandi (University of Florence), and Jacob Rubæk Holm (IKE group, AAU) gave presentations, and Ned Lorenz (University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis and AAU) initiated comments and discussions.

Roman Jurowetzki, Daniel Hain and Ned Lorenz at the Eurolics workshop
Roman Jurowetzki, Daniel Hain and Ned Lorenz.

About EuroLics

EuroLics was established in 2014 and is the latest chapter of the Globelics Network. The EuroLics network brings together researchers who link innovation and competence building to inclusive and sustainable development. A basic assumption behind the formation of the EuroLics network is that innovation systems perspectives contribute to the design and implementation of more inclusive and sustainable development policies and strategies within and outside Europe.

Read more on the EuroLics homepage.

Organizers of the workshop: Ned Lorenz, Birgitte Gregersen and Dorte Baymler, Department of Business and Management.

View the workshop programme.

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