Innovation and Governance of Development Program (PIGD)

Innovation and Governance of Development Program (PIGD)

The Innovation and Governance of Development Program covers a wide range of studies and research that examine the impact of scientific and technological development on the production, reproduction and mitigation of asymmetries in the international system. Among the issues addressed, the identification and mapping of frontier technologies in the global economy stand out; the relationship of new technologies with the structuring of value chains in the world economy; the impacts of financialization processes on the location and dynamics of productive and innovative activities; the evolution of the relative distribution of scientific and technological capacities in the world; the identification of explicit and / or structural barriers to the scientific and technological development of the countries of the Global South; the comparative analysis of national science, technology and innovation policies and their results; as well as debating and positioning on the regulation of the development and dissemination of scientific and technological capacities in the different forums, regimes, institutions and initiatives of global governance related to the theme.

Publications

Social Innovation and Higher Education in the BRICS (2): a...

This working paper aims to provide evidence on the ways in which social innovation labs in HEIs in the BRICS countries may operate within a complex, multiscalar governance mode, which...

Social Innovation and Higher Education in the BRICS (1): a...

This research aims to contribute to both the advancement of the scholarly debate on the engagement of HEIs in social innovation initiatives, and the promotion of more inclusive and sustainable...

Social Innovation as a tool for Enhancing Women’s Resilience to...

Mega-Dams in the Brazilian Amazon: towards a green, sustainable and...

This Policy Brief analyses the pros and cons of constructing mega-dams in brazilian Amazon.

Brazil, India, and the International Agenda for Patents

A recent Policy Brief from the group on the evolution of R & D investments and intellectual property registrations of industrial innovation products and processes among the BRICS countries.

Experts

Luis Manuel Rebelo Fernandes

Innovation and Governance Program Coordinator / Researcher

Paula Cruz

Researcher

Events