iKNOW Grand SectorsPrimary sector (11)Changing natural resources into primary products, such as extraction and production of raw materialsSecondary sector (12)Manufacturing and transformation of raw or intermediate materials into goodsTertiary sector (36)Providing services to consumers and businesses, including knowledge-based services, such as information generation and sharing, information technology, consultation, education, research and development, financial planning, etc.
Hidden innovation in the creative industries
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Innovation has been a subject of serious academic and policy interest for several decades. The 'creative industries' have been studied for a shorter period of time, but perhaps more intensely. Howe...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Date upload: 14/1/2011    Views: 676
The Power of Science - Economic research and European decision-making: The case of energy and environment policies
The Power of Science - Economic research and European decision-ma... 
This book highlights the interaction between science and politics and between research in economics and European Union policy-making. It focuses on the use of Quantitative tools, Top-down and Bo...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Date upload: 21/12/2010    Views: 851
iKNOW Newsletter 1
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iKNOW is a new project launched by the European Commission. It aims to advance knowledge and tools related to events and trends potentially shaping - and shaking - the future of science, technology...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Date upload: 12/12/2010    Views: 993
Challenging Europe's Research: ERA Rationales
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This report presents a rationale for a European Research Area that has a clear purpose which is meaningful to Europe’s citizens and political leaders and relevant to its key actors. While ...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Date upload: 12/12/2010    Views: 990
Research Infrastructures Foresight (RIF) Guide
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This Guide has sought to introduce the practice of foresight to the domain of research infrastructures. It does not claim comprehensiveness, and indeed, we have highlighted several existing guides ...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Date upload: 11/12/2010    Views: 828
Mapping Foresight
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The “Mapping Foresight” report is part of a series of publications produced by the European Foresight Monitoring Network (EFMN project coordinated by TNO, 2004-2008)...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Date upload: 11/12/2010    Views: 855