2nd  Lecture on “Government and Innovation”
November 10, from 16:00-18:00
Groninger Forum, Room 2, Hereplein 73 Groningen

The Road to ERSA continues with the second public lecture on Government and Innovation.
Do governments stimulate innovation or do they discourage necessary change? Companies and entrepreneurs are the key to innovation, but governments try to stimulate, facilitate and guide them if innovation leads to unwanted developments. How can governments participate in contributing towards a functional innovationsystem which offers enough chances for everyone?

Speakers: Prof Koen Frenken, Prof Dries Faems and Mayor Den Oudsten wil inform you about the sharing economy and the innovation strengths of the Northern Dutch SME’s”

Main objectives of these lectures:
– a constructive interaction between policy and regional science on relevant topics
– generating awareness and publicity for the Congress
– service for sponsors and partners

Invitation second public lecture