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Open innovation, innovation ecosystems, and citizen innovation

This research topic covers areas such as

  • innovative policy-making, the value of co-creation with society in design and implementation
  • new narratives of innovation
  • framework conditions for innovation and associated public investment (including risk capital, crowd funding and legal framework)
  • access to scientific resources and infrastructures
  • impact of framework programmes on growth, employment and excellence
  • role of standards, IPR
  • regional innovation ecosystems and smart specialisation
  • cross-sectorial innovation

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