CALL FOR CHAPTERS: Technological transformation for Sudan’s sustainable inclusive development

3rd September 2017

Part of Palgrave Studies of Sustainable Business in Africa Editor: Allam Ahmed, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, UK This book will focus on the application and utilisation of science, technology and innovation (STI) for addressing societal challenges, thereby promoting development. Issues of governance of STI, technology transfer (TT), business practices, public policies [more details]

(pp.61-70) N. M. Hassan ‘Increasing the pace towards an innovation economy in the Arab region’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 5, No 2, 2016

2nd October 2016

Nazar M. Hassan UNESCO Regional Office for Sciences for the Arab States, Cairo Purpose: The Arab region has generally failed to catalyse and convert knowledge production into innovation effectively, and/or add value to products and services in the different economic sectors. Insufficient government commitment for science, technology and innovation (STI) and research, poorly designed national [more details]

(pp.221-241) J. L. Hamel ‘Subverting, disenchanting and rationalizing STI systems for revealing modernity in Africa’, WJSTSD, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2010

1st October 2010

Jacques L. Hamel, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Ethiopia Abstract: The paper provides a speculative reflection on the power of modern science, technology and innovation systems (STI) for revealing some distinctive style of modernity in Africa. The modernization of these systems, as the backbones of any mode of modernity, also requires the modernization of [more details]

(pp.091-107) R. Polenakovik and R. Pinto’The National Innovation System and its relation to small enterprises: The case of the Republic of Macedonia’, WJSTSD, Vol. 7, No, 1, 2010

12th January 2010

Radmil Polenakovik, Ss. Cyril and MethodiusUniversity Business Start-up Centre, Macedonia Ricardo Pinto, Pinto Consulting GmbH, Germany Abstract: Authors summarises the research conducted for the needs of a EU-funded project to assist the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Macedonia to develop a strategy and programme to stimulate the development of SMEs during the period [more details]