Governance of Innovation Systems: Volume 3

Case Studies in Cross-Sectoral Policy

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This book provides lessons from case studies in policy governance for the information society and sustainable development. It highlights important lessons from these policy areas for the governance of innovation policy, and illustrates mechanisms and practices for better co-ordination and integration across policy areas.

Companion volumes to this edition are:

  • Governance of Innovation Systems – Volume 1: Synthesis Report
  • Governance of Innovation Systems – Volume 2: Case Studies in Innovation Policy



Horizontal Co-ordination of Innovation Policies

Information Society Policies in the Netherlands

This chapter analyses Dutch policies relating to the information society and information and communications technologies (ICT) at the central government level. It addresses processes of agenda setting, policy co-ordination and evaluation. As in most other countries, information society/ICT policies in the Netherlands have gradually become broader in scope.


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