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Conference International Congress Innovation and Technology XXI: Strategies and Policies Towards the XXI Century (1995 : Porto, Portugal)
Title Innovation and technology : strategies and policies / edited by Oliverio D.D. Soares [and others] ; sponsored by Cooperative de Ensino Universidade Lusiada, Porto, Portugal, JNICT--Junta Nacional de Investigacao Cientifica e Tecnologica, Lisboa, Portugal.
Imprint Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, 1997.

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Conference International Congress Innovation and Technology XXI: Strategies and Policies Towards the XXI Century (1995 : Porto, Portugal)
Subject Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Technology and state -- Congresses.
Technology -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Alt Name Soares, O. D. D. (Oliverio D. D.)
Universidade Lusiada. Cooperative de Ensino.
Junta Nacional de Investigacao Cientifica e Tecnologica (Portugal)
Description 1 online resource (x, 274 pages) : illustrations
Note "Material in the papers was presented at the International Congress Innovation and Technology XXI: Strategies and Policies Towards the XXI Century, 20-24 March 1995, Universidade Lusiada, Porto, Portugal."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents Front Matter; The Environment: The Basic Resource; Technological & Management Innovation as Partners for Economic Growth; Technologies of time- and Location-Independent Tele-cooperation in Interactive and Multimedia Applications; Evolution from Invention to Technological Innovation and Influence of "Objects" on Economic Cycles and on Paradigms; Merits and Short Comings of Energy Forecasts: Demand for and Price of Crude Oil; Energy Policy: Fairy Tales and Factualities; Energy Needs in the Next Century; Nuclear Energy into the 21st Century; Photonics for the Knowledge Age.
Summary Innovation and Technology - Strategies and Policies contains a selection of outstanding contributions by world experts on how a culture of innovation is able to produce a response to fast global changes affecting society. The book describes major evolutionary directions and foreseen trends in: environment versus industry; technology breakthroughs; energy planning; education and research; intangible investment requirements; new health technologies; and economics and management of innovative actions at strategic, organisational and technological levels. The actual percolation of the innovative process throughout the multiple facets of society is presented in relation to the main challenges facing us in the 21st Century. The book is addressed to all those concerned with innovation in dynamic terms as a creative response to the ongoing changes in society integrating sciences, technologies, humanities, life-long education and training, and other disciplines.
ISBN 0585296065 (electronic bk.)
9780585296067 (electronic bk.)
0792344359
9780792344353
OCLC # 45733530
Additional Format Print version: International Congress Innovation and Technology XXI: Strategies and Policies Towards the XXI Century (1995 : Porto, Portugal). Innovation and technology. Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, 1997 0792344359 (DLC) 97003735 (OCoLC)36407701
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 The Environment: The Basic Resource / Anthony J. Fairclough1
 Technological & Management Innovation as Partners for Economic Growth / Stephen C. James21
 Technologies of Time - and Location - Independent Telecooperation in Interactive and Multimedia Applications / Jose L. Encarnacao, Stefan Noll, Ralph Peters29
 Evolution from Invention to Technological Innovation and Influence of "Objects" on Economic Cycles and on Paradigms / Henry Benavides Puerto61
 Merits and Short Comings of Energy Forecasts: Demand for and Price of Crude Oil / Jean Masseron, J. P. Favennec77
 Energy Policy: Fair Tales and Factualities / Willem Van Gool93
 Energy Needs in the Next Century / John Ward107
 Nuclear Energy into the 21st Century / Geoffrey Paul Hammond125
 Photonics for the Knowledge Age / M. J. Soileau141
 Science and Innovation as Strategic Tools for Industrial and Economic Growth / Carlo Corsi149
 The Culture of Innovation in Higher Education Processes / Sergio Russo157
 Trends of the Portuguese Scientific and Technological Development / F. Ramoa Ribeiro167
 Innovation and Ongoing Industrial Transmutation / Oliverio Delfim Dias Soares175
 Photonics (Optoelectronics) in Medicine and Surgery for the 21st Century / David M. Harris183
 R&D and International Trade: Government Intervention and the Role of Supranational Authorities / Pedro Pitta Barros193
 Technological Change and Management Education / Lluis Puges205
 Economics of Innovation and Learning / P. Cohendet, J. A. Heraud, E. Zuscovitch211
 Spillovers from Abroad - A Sectorial Assessment of the Impacts of Foreign Direct Investment on Hungarian Industrial Development / Adam Torok221
 Innovation and Promotional Employment Strategies / Maria da Conceicao Pereira Ramos233
 Technological Innovation and New Management Instruments: The Technology Management / Check-up for CAD/CAM Users / Maria Isabel Soares, Robert Schneider255


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