Innovationsindikator Deutschland 2009 in Washington, D.C. mit großem Interesse aufgenommen


Am Donnerstag, den 12. November 2009 präsentierten Christian von Hirschhausen und Jens Schmidt-Ehmcke den Innovationsindikator Deutschland. Das Thema der Veranstaltung war " Innovation, Science and Technology Policies in a Post-Crisis World" und wurde in Zusammenarbeit mit der AICGS (American Institute for Contemporary German Studies)  und der Unterstützung des DIW DC durchgeführt.

Die Vorstellung des Innovationsindikators stieß bei allen Teilnehmern auf großes Interesse.


Panel 1: Measuring Innovation



Jens Schmidt-Ehmcke, DIW Berlin:
Ranking 17 Leading Industrialized Countries using the Innovation Indicator



Christian von Hirschhausen, TU Berlin/DIW: The DIW Innovation Indicator: An Integrated Approach

Keynote speaker: Bronwyn Hall, University of California, Berkeley: Innovation Policies for Growth: The Challenges Ahead

 


Panel 2: Innovation Initiatives and Challenges in the U.S. and Germany



Keynote Speakers
: Charles Wessner, National Academies:
The Obama innovation policy & the valley of death
Reinhard Grunwald, ACATECH/Zentrum für Wissenschaftsmanagement e.V.: From brains to gains: Ideas, inventions, innovation. The German way in the middle of Europe
Discussants: Marc Stanley, NIST
Tim Stuchtey, AICGS/Humboldt Universität




Panel 3: Developing New Technology Policy to Drive the Green Economy


This panel will examine how to develop new technology policy to drive the innovation for the green economy. This includes instruments to foster renewable energies (such as solar, wind, geothermal, biomass) but also the advancement of traditional energy and environmental technique (such as "Clean Coal").

Discussants:
Sigmar Wittig, Deutsche Telekom Stiftung/KIT Karsruhe: Clean Coal: The Way towards a Sustainable Energy Future?
John Lushetsky, U.S. Department of Energy: The New Deal towards Sustainable Energy Technologies
William Hartman, Fraunhofer USA, Inc.