Workshop: Investing in Science and Innovation

Please join us next October 25 for the workshop “Investing in Science and Innovation” where we will discuss academic results and practical lessons on strategies and policies. This event is organized as part of the activities of the project PRODECON-CM by Catalina Martínez (CSIC-IPP) and Gerard Llobet (CEMFI) and it will take place at the Real Jardín Botánico of CSIC (entrance at Claudio Moyano 1, Madrid).

After the opening words by the CSIC Vicepresident of Scientific and Technological Research, the first part of the workshop will discuss how to promote innovation and it will include a keynote presentation by Stuart Graham (Georgia Tech) who will then join a roundtable including Luis Ignacio Vicente del Olmo (Telefónica), Elena Huergo (Universidad Complutense) and Miguel Mulet (Tigenix) as panelists. The second part will deal with the relationship between science and innovation and it will include a keynote presentation by Frederique Sachwald (OST-Hcéres) followed by a roundtable with Jesús Marco (CSIC Vicepresident of Scientific and Technological Research), Albert Banal-Estañol (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Paloma Domingo (Director General of FECYT) as panelists.

You can download the complete program here.

Confirmation of attendance is required at seminars@cemfi.es before October 22, 2018.

 

Models of Individual Adoption of eCommerce, eBanking, and eGovernment in Spain

In one of our papers in the context of the Prodecon-CM project (available here), Teresa Garín-Muñoz (UNED),  Rafael López (UCM), Iñigo Herguera García (ICAE and UCM), Teodosio Pérez-Amaral (ICAE and UCM), and Angel Valarezo (ICAE and UCM) analyze patterns of adoption of a specific set of internet services such as e-commerce, e-banking, and e-government. A common aspect of these services is that they are offered in Spain mostly by national firms and institutions. Continue reading “Models of Individual Adoption of eCommerce, eBanking, and eGovernment in Spain”