About the Eu-SPRI Forum

The “European Forum for Studies of Policies for Research and Innovation” (Eu-SPRI Forum) aims to strengthen the vibrant but dispersed interdisciplinary community of researchers focusing on interdisciplinary dimensions related to policy and governance in the field of knowledge creation and innovation.
Studies of Policies for Research and Innovation (SPRI) is a growing research field since the 1960s, evolving at the encounter of economics, political science, sociology, Science and Technology Studies (STS), business administration, geography and history. Read more…

Latest news
and publications

23rd Call for circulation of PhD candidates

Conference 2018 Call for Presentations, Posters and Special ...02 16 2018
Paris Eu-SPRI Conference 2018
ECC call: STI: New Challenges and Practices02 14 2018
Science, Technology and Innovation: New Challenges and Practices
3-5 May 2018, PhD Days, Ingenio
Call for Abstracts
Early Career Conference - Public R&D Funding and Evaluation:...
Call for Papers, Eu-SPRI Early Career Researcher Conference (ECC), IRCRES Rome, Italy 26-28th September 2018
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Our three
key missions

1Next generation
Eu-SPRI Forum supports the intellectual and career development of early career SPRI researchers (doctoral candidates; PostDocs), most notably through doctoral programs, conferences, summer schools and mobility between the partner groups.
2Structuring the field
Eu-SPRI Forum holds annual European Conferences on Policies for Research and Innovation, featuring both presently relevant and incoming new themes.
3Exploratory initiatives
Eu-SPRI Forum aspires to anticipate new SPRI themes, concepts and methods. The exploration of new interdisciplinary analytical horizons is facilitated through co-funding of working groups, producing position papers within up to 18 months.

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