Innovation for climate change mitigation in beer production
Climate change is threatening beer production as hops’ growth pattern and organic compound changes due to new climatic conditions. Researchers are seeing a clear reduction in hop yields as well as in the alpha acid content in the hops, which gives the beer its special bitterness. Barry Ness is working on approaches to adapt to these changing [...]
Charles Edquist at conference on “Public Procurement and Innovation in Africa”
A conference will be held on “Public Procurement and Innovation in Africa”. The organisers are aiming at strengthening the link between public procurement and innovation in South Africa and other African countries. Different perspectives will be given on the linkage between public procurement and innovation as well as public procurement as an [...]
Policy Brief series launch event on November 28
Welcome to the CIRCLE policy brief series launch.
Get to know the student representatives in the CIRCLE board
Annika Ralfs and Cecilia Garcia Chavez are PhD-students and, as of this year, new student representatives in the CIRCLE board. Let's hear from them!
Innovation policy ideas bouncing around CIRCLE
Many ideas were thrown up in the air at the innovation policy workshop organised by CIRCLE – Centre for innovation research. The open atmosphere in the room enabled thinking in a "blue sky" manner about the future of innovation research and sharing of ideas just to see what might emerge.
New dissertation: how the power of change can lift areas in decline
Curiosity and the wish for change at a professional level led Linda Stihl to PhD-studies and a possibility to delve deeper into one of her fields of interest – inequality in societal development.
Networking at PhD-schools led to research visits
Last week CIRCLE welcomed two PhD-students visiting from Germany. Andrea Käsbohrer from the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and Max Roessler from the University of Greifswald. Max Roessler is an economic geographer who met with Johan Miörner, Markus Grillitsch and Lea Fünfschilling who gave talks at a PhD-course in Bern, Switzerland, [...]
Broadened horizons and networks through fellowship
Lea Fünfschilling has received a fellowship from the French Institutes of Advanced Studies which provides an opportunity for creative exchanges between scholars.
Time to move from global to responsible value chains
New CIRCLE policy brief on how policy can make a change for people, regions and the environment.
Open Source Software-policy can influence the global economy.
New policy brief on the importance of Open Source Software.