Research Themes

The public research base & the dynamics of innovation

Exploring the contribution of public research & higher education organisations to technological and industrial change, and economic development.

Technological, manufacturing & industrial systems

Characterisation of enabling technologies, production technologies and processes, value chain systems; and associated industrial/innovation capabilities and competences.

Science, Technology & Industrial Emergence

Innovation system functions-based approaches to mapping emerging technology dynamics and practical foresight-related analyses for policy and research strategy development.

Innovation System Institutions: Regulation & Standards

Exploring the role of evolving innovation system institutions (in particular standardisation and regulatory activities) on the emergence of new technologies and industries.


Economic Value Capture from Industrial-Innovation Systems

Analysis of sources of national economic value capture from modern manufacturing systems in the context of technological and industrial change.

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