Teadus- ja Innovatsioonipoliitika Seire Programmi (TIPS) seminar 10.06 Arengufondis

Arengufond kutsub huvilisi 10 . juunil kell 10 Arengufondis toimuvale Teadus- ja Innovatsioonipoliitika Seire Programmi (TIPS) seminarile, kus jutuks tulevad innovatsioonipoliitika arengud Eestis, Hiinas ning USAs.
Seminaril osalevad ettekannetega Linda Weiss*, kes on Sidney Ülikooli Valitsemise ja Rahvusvaheliste Suhete osakonna emeriitprofessor ning John Mathews**, kes on Sidney Macquaire Ülikooli strateegiaprofessor.
Ajakava:
10:00 — Rainer Kattel —  Eest innovatsioonipoliitika globaalses kontekstis
10:15 — Linda Weiss —  The makings (and unmakings?) of America’s exceptional innovative capacity
11:30 — John Mathews — Greening of capitalism: China’s green development model as the driver
12:15 — vaba arutelu
Seminar toimub 10. juunil kell 10:00 – 13:00 Eesti Arengufondi kontoris Rotermanni 8. Üritus on tasuta. Registreerimiseks kirjutage oma soovist piret.kahr@ttu.ee.
*Linda Weiss gained her PhD from the London School of Economics and is currently Professor Emeritus in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. She specializes in the comparative and international politics of economic development, with a focus on state capacity and public-private sector relations.
Her earlier research on Europe and East Asia has resulted in several books, including Creating Capitalism: Small Industry and the Italian State (Oxford: Blackwell1988); States and Economic Development: a comparative historical perspective(Cambridge: Polity 1995); The Myth of the Powerless State (Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press 1998); and States in the Global Economy (Cambridge University Press 2003). More recently, she has turned her attention to the United States.
Her most recent book, America Inc.? Innovation and Enterprise in the National Security State (Cornell University Press 2014) asks why the US is the high-tech hegemon and shows how geopolitical pressures gave rise to a national security state that ever since the Cold War has pursued technological supremacy as its overarching strategic goal. She focuses on state-funded venture capital funds, new forms of technology procurement, commercialization of dual-use technologies, and innovation in the emerging areas of robotics, nanotechnology and renewable energy. She shows how a cluster of federal agencies born with national security missions have acted as the crucible for breakthrough innovations as well as a catalyst for entrepreneurship and the formation of new firms. Her findings rebut the more popular claims that America excels in innovation and entrepreneurship, either because of freer markets or because it pursues industrial policy beneath the radar. She also suggests that the financialisation of the US economy has introduced a number of faultlines that threaten to unravel this security-oriented technology enterprise and its associated commercial and military strengths.
**John Mathews is professor of strategy at Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Macquarie University, Sydney. He has specialized in the catch-up strategies of firms and countries in East Asia, publishing widely in this field. He was a Rockefeller Foundation visiting fellow at the Bellagio Study Centre in 2004.
For the past several years Professor Mathews has focused on the greening of business systems. He has published several books based on this research, including Tiger Technology: The Creation of a Semiconductor Industry in East Asia(Cambridge UP 2000; co-authored with Cho, Dong-Sung); Dragon Multinational: A New Model of Global Growth (Oxford UP, 2002); and Strategizing, Disequilibrium and Profit (Stanford University Press 2006) which discusses the theoretical foundations of catch-up strategies. In 2015 his new book, Greening of Capitalism: How Asia is Driving the Next Great Transformation, was published by Stanford University Press. His article, “Manufacture renewables to build energy security” was published in Nature in September 2014 (coauthored with Hao Tan). He has a new book being published in late 2015 by Palgrave Pivot, China’s Renewable Energy Revolution and its Global Significance, again coauthored with Hao Tan.