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Promoting Innovation in the Services Sector

25 March 2010

Geneva, Palais des Nations, Salle VII

Applied Policy Seminar

     Presentations



   PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

   Welcome Address :  10.00-10.15
   Morning Session :    10.15-13.00
   Afternoon Session : 15.00-18.00

Welcome Address : Andrey Vasilyev, Director, Economic Cooperation and Integration Division

Moderator : Charles Wessner, Director, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the National Academies, United States

Session 1: Innovation in the Services Sector: Concepts, Measurements                        and Policy Challenges morning

SPEAKERS

Luis Rubalcaba, Professor of Economic Policy, University of Alcalá and Rooter, Director of the Service, Innovation and Competitiveness area at the Institute of Economy and Social Analysis, Spain
"Service innovation and innovation policies: key challenges and implications"

Metka Stare, President European Association for Research in Services and Senior Research Fellow, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
“From understanding to exploiting service innovation”

Michael Gallaher, Director, Environmental, Technology and Energy Economics, Research Triangle Institute, US
“Measuring innovation investments in the service sector and policy implications”

 

Session 2: National Policy Experiences and Initiatives morning and afternoon

SPEAKERS

Mark Beatson, Director of Analysis, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, United Kingdom
"Development of service sector innovation policy in the UK"

Tiina Tanninen-Ahonen, Director of Service Innovation, TEKES, Finland
“Finnish experiences of service innovation policy and measures”

Irene Martinsson, Senior Programme Manager, VINNOVA, Sweden
“Promoting innovation in the services sector based on better practices”

Hans Simons, NL Innovation, Netherlands
"The Dutch stimulation programmes in relation to innovation in services"

Klaus Zühlke-Robinet, Head of the Subunit “Funding Service Research”, Project Management Agency, German Aerospace Center
“Public funding of service research - The Programme "Innovation with Services" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research”

Elsa Sarmento, Director of Statistics and Information Management, Gabinete de Estratégia e Estudos, Ministry of Economics, Innovation and Development and Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
“Public sector service innovation in Portugal: Recent developments and challenges”

Vincent Morfouace, Technofi, France
“Fostering service innovation in the renewable energy and sustainable building sectors: first feedbacks from the tests of innovation voucher schemes in France supported by the EC -DG Enterprise- and OSEO”

Session 3: Sector Approaches and Business Perspectives afternoon

SPEAKERS

Mette Quinn, European Commission
“The potential of service innovation to create new markets and foster innovation in other sectors”

Hannes Leo, Independent Consultant, member of the TOS-ICP, Austria
“Creative Industries: Economic policy panacea or concept without content?”

Michel Léonard, University of Geneva
“The key role of the discovery process in the Services Sector”

Sudip Basu, Economic Affairs Officer, Creative Economy Programme, UNCTAD
“The creative economy leading trade and innovation”



     
Promoting Innovation in the Services Sector


      25 March 2010
      Geneva
, Palais des Nations, Salle VII

     Presentations



   PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

   Welcome Address :  10.00-10.15
   Morning Session :    10.15-13.00
   Afternoon Session : 15.00-18.00

Welcome Address : Andrey Vasilyev, Director, Economic Cooperation and Integration Division

Moderator : Charles Wessner, Director, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the National Academies, United States

Session 1: Innovation in the Services Sector: Concepts, Measurements                        and Policy Challenges morning

SPEAKERS

Luis Rubalcaba, Professor of Economic Policy, University of Alcalá and Rooter, Director of the Service, Innovation and Competitiveness area at the Institute of Economy and Social Analysis, Spain
"Service innovation and innovation policies: key challenges and implications"

Metka Stare, President European Association for Research in Services and Senior Research Fellow, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
“From understanding to exploiting service innovation”

Michael Gallaher, Director, Environmental, Technology and Energy Economics, Research Triangle Institute, US
“Measuring innovation investments in the service sector and policy implications”

 

Session 2: National Policy Experiences and Initiatives morning and afternoon

SPEAKERS

Mark Beatson, Director of Analysis, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, United Kingdom
"Development of service sector innovation policy in the UK"

Tiina Tanninen-Ahonen, Director of Service Innovation, TEKES, Finland
“Finnish experiences of service innovation policy and measures”

Irene Martinsson, Senior Programme Manager, VINNOVA, Sweden
“Promoting innovation in the services sector based on better practices”

Hans Simons, NL Innovation, Netherlands
"The Dutch stimulation programmes in relation to innovation in services"

Klaus Zühlke-Robinet, Head of the Subunit “Funding Service Research”, Project Management Agency, German Aerospace Center
“Public funding of service research - The Programme "Innovation with Services" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research”

Elsa Sarmento, Director of Statistics and Information Management, Gabinete de Estratégia e Estudos, Ministry of Economics, Innovation and Development and Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
“Public sector service innovation in Portugal: Recent developments and challenges”

Vincent Morfouace, Technofi, France
“Fostering service innovation in the renewable energy and sustainable building sectors: first feedbacks from the tests of innovation voucher schemes in France supported by the EC -DG Enterprise- and OSEO”

Session 3: Sector Approaches and Business Perspectives afternoon

SPEAKERS

Mette Quinn, European Commission
“The potential of service innovation to create new markets and foster innovation in other sectors”

Hannes Leo, Independent Consultant, member of the TOS-ICP, Austria
“Creative Industries: Economic policy panacea or concept without content?”

Michel Léonard, University of Geneva
“The key role of the discovery process in the Services Sector”

Sudip Basu, Economic Affairs Officer, Creative Economy Programme, UNCTAD
“The creative economy leading trade and innovation”


     Promoting Innovation in the Services Sector

      25 March 2010
      Geneva
, Palais des Nations, Salle VII

     Presentations



   PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

   Welcome Address :  10.00-10.15
   Morning Session :    10.15-13.00
   Afternoon Session : 15.00-18.00

Welcome Address : Andrey Vasilyev, Director, Economic Cooperation and Integration Division

Moderator : Charles Wessner, Director, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the National Academies, United States

Session 1: Innovation in the Services Sector: Concepts, Measurements                        and Policy Challenges morning

SPEAKERS

Luis Rubalcaba, Professor of Economic Policy, University of Alcalá and Rooter, Director of the Service, Innovation and Competitiveness area at the Institute of Economy and Social Analysis, Spain
"Service innovation and innovation policies: key challenges and implications"

Metka Stare, President European Association for Research in Services and Senior Research Fellow, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
“From understanding to exploiting service innovation”

Michael Gallaher, Director, Environmental, Technology and Energy Economics, Research Triangle Institute, US
“Measuring innovation investments in the service sector and policy implications”

 

Session 2: National Policy Experiences and Initiatives morning and afternoon

SPEAKERS

Mark Beatson, Director of Analysis, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, United Kingdom
"Development of service sector innovation policy in the UK"

Tiina Tanninen-Ahonen, Director of Service Innovation, TEKES, Finland
“Finnish experiences of service innovation policy and measures”

Irene Martinsson, Senior Programme Manager, VINNOVA, Sweden
“Promoting innovation in the services sector based on better practices”

Hans Simons, NL Innovation, Netherlands
"The Dutch stimulation programmes in relation to innovation in services"

Klaus Zühlke-Robinet, Head of the Subunit “Funding Service Research”, Project Management Agency, German Aerospace Center
“Public funding of service research - The Programme "Innovation with Services" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research”

Elsa Sarmento, Director of Statistics and Information Management, Gabinete de Estratégia e Estudos, Ministry of Economics, Innovation and Development and Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
“Public sector service innovation in Portugal: Recent developments and challenges”

Vincent Morfouace, Technofi, France
“Fostering service innovation in the renewable energy and sustainable building sectors: first feedbacks from the tests of innovation voucher schemes in France supported by the EC -DG Enterprise- and OSEO”

Session 3: Sector Approaches and Business Perspectives afternoon

SPEAKERS

Mette Quinn, European Commission
“The potential of service innovation to create new markets and foster innovation in other sectors”

Hannes Leo, Independent Consultant, member of the TOS-ICP, Austria
“Creative Industries: Economic policy panacea or concept without content?”

Michel Léonard, University of Geneva
“The key role of the discovery process in the Services Sector”

Sudip Basu, Economic Affairs Officer, Creative Economy Programme, UNCTAD
“The creative economy leading trade and innovation”


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