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

Call for proposals for doctoral researchers
Seventeenth submission deadline: 11 June 2017

Pilot of Early Career Training schools launched!02 21 2017
We have set up a series of training schools to provide comprehensive and coordinated guidance . Each school is located at the premises of one of our m..
Call for applications for ECC to be organised by Febr. 201802 01 2017
Submission deadline: 30 March 2017
Eu-SPRI Annual Conference 201701 12 2017
Call for Papers is now open!
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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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