What's included?

Theoretical perspectives on political ecology and economy, innovation systems and knowledge management 

You will learn about the differences in quality and validity of different STI (science, technology and innovation) indicators, as well as underlying statical data and its usability for innovation policies. You will conduct in-depth analyses of innovation systems and how they influence the possibilities for economic growth and the wellbeing of populations in societies with different cultural and structural conditions. The role of international cooperation and partnerships for knowledge and technology as prescribed in SDG 17 are analysed from the perspectives of impact on agriculture, water and energy, as well as changes in work conditions and the environmental consequences of technology and organisational choices.