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

Sixteenth submission deadline: 11 June 2016

Eu-SPRI Annual Conference 2016 in Lund03 07 2016
Extended deadline for the submission of paper abstract proposals: 15 March.
The EU-SPRI Annual Conference “Exploring New Avenues for ...02 18 2016
The deadline for the submissions of Paper Abstract Proposals is 8 March 2016
Registration is now open!
2016 INGENIO PhD Days - ECC: “Science, Innovation and the ...02 16 2016
In Valencia, Spain on 13-15 April 2016
Extended deadline for abstract submission: 26 February 2016
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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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