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Social Innovation: At the Crossroads Between Innovation Systems and Human Development

Professor Frank Moulaert, Professor of Spatial Planning, KU Leuven
Tuesday 18th February 2014 - 5:30pm
Glamorgan Building Committee Rooms

Public lecture hosted by the Innovation and Engagement Unit and the Sustainable Places Research Institute

Many contemporary approaches to social innovation tend to read it as an extra dimension to innovation dynamics.

Frank Moulaert disagrees with this residual approach and defines social innovation as agencies and processes that are directly oriented towards human development. What are the consequences of this positioning for (social) innovation research, he asks?