NOvation - Critical Studies of Innovation

NOvation brings together colleagues from all over the world who seek a critical and historical approach to innovation and political phenomena related to S&T.

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Fifth Issue: Perspectives on innovation governance: challenges and dilemmas.

Table of Contents

1. Monica Edwards-Schachter and Hector Gonzalo Ordoñez-Matamoros 

Editorial Presentation: Perspectives on innovation governance – challenges and dilemmas, pp. 1-8.

2. Juan Pablo Centeno and Mario A. Pinzón-Camargo

I bet you don´t look good on the dance floor: Re-examining the innovation policy dance metaphor in the case of Colombia, pp. 9-30.

3. Mario Andrés Pinzón-Camargo, Juan Pablo Centeno, Ernesto Andrade-Sastoque and Gonzalo Ordóñez-Matamoros

Logics and Enablers of Transformative Innovation Policies in the Global South: The case of Appropriation of Science and Technology Policy, pp. 31-55.

4. Thomas Völker, Rasmus Slaattelid and Roger Strand

Transformative Translations? Challenges and tensions in territorial innovation governance, pp. 56-85. 

5. Nurgül Özbek, Linus Johansson Krafve, Hans Kjellberg and Ebba Sjögren

Markets for Promoting Innovation in Health Care? A Market Practice Study of Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI), pp. 86- 114.

6. Isabelle Falardeau

(Social) In-NOvation in protected and touristic territories, pp. 115- 146.



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