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Science, Technology and Innovation Studies

Emerging Technologies for Economic Development

Editors: Meissner, Dirk, Gokhberg, Leonid, Saritas, Ozcan (Eds.)

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  • ​Provides an overview of emerging technologies and their existing and potential markets
  • Gives insights into the relationship between technological change and macroeconomic development
  • Discusses policy measures and corporate strategies for the development of emerging industries
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This book provides an impressive overview of emerging technologies, especially nanotechnologies and biotechnologies, and their prospective applications. It identifies and describes existing and potential markets for emerging technology-based applications, and projects scenarios for macroeconomic development based on these technologies. Integrated roadmaps for the development of a nano- and bioindustry are shown and policy measures and corporate strategies developed to advance these technologies. These measures are illustrated using roadmaps and policy case studies.The book combines a practical, comprehensive overview of the technical side of emerging technologies and their applications in various fields with an analysis of market developments and characteristics.

About the authors

Prof. Leonid Gokhberg is First Vice-Rector of the Higher School of Economics (HSE) – one of the most prominent research universities in Russia. He is also Director of HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK). He authored over 400 publications in Russian and international peer-reviewed journals as well as monographs and university textbooks on S&T and innovation. Prof. Gokhberg has coordinated dozens of national and international projects, inter alia on S&T and innovation indicators, analyses, foresight and policies,  funded by public agencies, businesses and international organizations. Prof. Gokhberg has served as a consultant of OECD, Eurostat, UNESCO, and other international and national agencies. He is also a member of the OECD Government Foresight Network,  OECD and Eurostat working groups and task forces on indicators for S&T and innovation, information society and education, advisory boards of prestigious international and national initiatives. Prof. Gokhberg is editor-in-chief of the Scopus-indexed scientific journal “Foresight and STI Governance" and participates in editorial boards of several other influential journals. He holds PhD and Dr. of Sc. degrees in Economics. 

Dirk Meissner is Deputy Head of the Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies at HSE and Academic Head of the international Master program “Governance Science, Technology and Innovation”. Dr. Meissner has 15 years experience in research and teaching technology and innovation management and policy. He has strong background in science, technology and innovation for policy making and industrial management with special focus on Foresight and roadmapping, science, technology and innovation policies, funding of research and priority setting. Prior to joining the HSE Dirk was responsible for technology and innovation policy at the presidential office of the Swiss Science and Technology Council. Dirk also has long experience in top level consulting to key decision makers in industry as a management consultant for technology and innovation management with Arthur D. Little. He is and was member of international working groups on technology and innovation policy. Dirk represented Switzerland and currently the Russian Federation at the OECD Working Party on Technology and Innovation Policy.

Ozcan Saritas is Research Professor at the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Moscow; a Senior Research Fellow at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), Manchester Business School; and the editor of Foresight: the journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy. Ozcan’s research focuses on innovation research with particular emphasis on socioeconomic and technological Foresight. With a PhD from the “Foresight and Prospective Studies Programme” of the University of Manchester, Ozcan has introduced novel concepts like “Systemic Foresight Methodology (SFM)”, which has been applied successfully to address long-term issues and Grand Challenges involved in Sustainable Development, Renewable Energies, ICTs, Nanotechnologies, Higher Education and Developmental Studies. 

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • What Do Emerging Technologies Mean for Economic Development?

    Pages 1-10

    Meissner, Dirk (et al.)

  • New Materials: The Case of Carbon Fibres

    Pages 13-47

    Saritas, Ozcan (et al.)

  • Nanotechnology for High-Tech Industries: Light-Emitting Diodes

    Pages 49-76

    Roud, Vitaly (et al.)

  • Technology Use in Traditional Industries: Catalysts for Petroleum Refining

    Pages 77-104

    Meissner, Dirk (et al.)

  • Renewable Energy Technological Potential Assessment for Evidence-Based Policy-Making

    Pages 107-129

    Ermolenko, Boris (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Emerging Technologies for Economic Development
Editors
  • Dirk Meissner
  • Leonid Gokhberg
  • Ozcan Saritas
Series Title
Science, Technology and Innovation Studies
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-04370-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-04370-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-04368-1
Series ISSN
2570-1509
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 332
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 87 illustrations in colour
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