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



Information Society Governance and Its Links to Innovation Policy in Finland

Development of the information society and science, technology and innovation (STI) policy making are closely intertwined in Finland. Concerns about international competitiveness and wealth creation in the global economy have been a driving force for both. They also share decision-making and policy features and are based on a strong commitment to and protection of consensus among major public and private stakeholders. They sometimes differ in terms of the administrations and actors involved in policy making.


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