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1.

Grassroots Digital Fabrication and Makerspaces: Reconfiguring, Relocating and Recalibrating Innovation?

University of Sussex, SPRU Working Paper SWPS 2013-02
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Institut für ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung (IÖW), Institute For Research And Innovation In Society and University of Twente
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Innovation as Growth Policy: The Challenge for Europe

SWPS 2014-13
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Cambridge
Downloads 248
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Financing Renewable Energy: Who Is Financing What and Why it Matters

SWPS 2016-12
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex
Downloads 193
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The Measurement of Synergy in Innovation Systems: Redundancy Generation in a Triple Helix of University-Industry-Government Relations

SWPS 2017-08
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 24 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR), Stanford University - H-STAR Institute, National Research University Higher School of Economics and University of Kent, Kent Business School
Downloads 176
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Twenty Challenges for Innovation Studies

SWPS 2015-30
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
SPRU, University of Sussex
Downloads 145
6.

Precaution in the Governance of Technology

Forthcoming Oxford Handbook on the Law and Regulation of Technology , SWPS 2016-14
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
Downloads 124
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Why Researchers Publish in Non-Mainstream Journals: Training, Knowledge Bridging and Gap-Filling

Research Policy, 2017, SWPS 2016-22
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Independent, University of Sussex and Ingenio (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de València
Downloads 114
8.

What is Technology? Six Definitions and Two Pathologies

SWPS 2014-19
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 100
9.

The Green Entrepreneurial State

SWPS 2015-28
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 97
10.

Inclusive Innovation and Rapid Sociotechnical Transitions: The Case of Mobile Money in Kenya

SWPS 2017-07
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 96
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Understanding the Intensity of UK Policy Commitments to Nuclear Power

SWPS 2016-16
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 13 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex
Downloads 94
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Deep Transitions: Emergence, Acceleration, Stabilization and Directionality

SWPS 2016-15
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 90
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From Fuel Poverty to Energy Vulnerability: The Importance of Services, Needs and Practices.

SWPS 2014-25
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Manchester, University of Manchester and University of Manchester
Downloads 87
14.

What is Happening to Our Universities?

SWPS 2016-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
SPRU, University of Sussex
Downloads 81
15.

The Rise of Mission-Oriented State Investment Banks: The Cases of Germany's KfW and Brazil's BNDES

SWPS 2015-26
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex
Downloads 75
16.

Serendipity: Towards a Taxonomy and a Theory

SWPS 2016-17
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 70
17.

From Market Fixing to Market-Creating: A New Framework for Economic Policy

SWPS 2015-25
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 65
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Services in Developing Economies: A New Chance for Catching-Up?

SWPS 2015-32
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and University of Sussex
Downloads 62
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Community-Based Digital Fabrication Workshops: A Review of the Research Literature.

SWPS 2014-08
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 60
20.

Technology Development in South Africa: The Case of Wind and Solar PV

SWPS 2016-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex
Downloads 60
21.

Lost in Space? NASA and the Changing Public-Private Eco-System in Space

SWPS 2016-20
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex
Downloads 59
22.

Reviewing the Evidence on the Innovation Impact of the EU Emission Trading System

SWPS 2016-09
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
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Funding Data from Publication Acknowledgements: Coverage, Uses and Limitations.

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Forthcoming, SWPS 2016-08
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex, SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit), University of Sussex, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit) - University of Sussex and University of Sussex
Downloads 52
24.

Towards Innovation Democracy? Participation, Responsibility and Precaution in Innovation Governance.

SWPS 2014-24
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
Downloads 47
25.

Exploring the Role of Servitization to Overcome Barriers for Innovative Energy Efficiency Technologies – The Case of Public LED Street Lighting in German Municipalities

SWPS 2015-07
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Utrecht University - Utrecht University School of Economics, Sustainable Business Institute (SBI) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 46
26.

Fossil Energy in Economic Growth: A Study of the Energy Direction of Technical Change, 1950-2012

SWPS 2016-11
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
Downloads 46
27.

Quantitative Analysis of Technology Futures: A Review of Techniques, Uses and Characteristics.

SWPS 2015-23
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
SPRU, University of Sussex, CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School and Ingenio (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de València
Downloads 46
28.

Social Innovation, Democracy and Makerspaces

SWPS 2017-10
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 46
29.

What is an Emerging Technology?

SWPS 2015-06
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit), University of Sussex, Georgia Institute of Technology and SPRU, University of Sussex

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 44
30.

When Linder Meets Hirschman: Inter-Industry Linkages and Global Value Chains in Business Services.

SWPS 2015-20
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate, University of Teramo and University of Sussex
Downloads 44
31.

From Sustainability to Transformation: Dynamics and Diversity in Reflexive Governance of Vulnerability.

SWPS 2014-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
Downloads 43
32.

Developing Capabilities in the Seed Industry: Which Direction to Follow?

SWPS 2014-12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Centro de Investigaciones para la Transformación (Cenit), United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 40
33.

Experiments in Climate Governance – A Systematic Review of Research on Energy and Built Environment Transitions

SWPS 2015-36
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
SPRU, University of Sussex, Government of the Republic of Finland - Finnish Environment Institute, VU University Amsterdam, University of East Anglia (UEA) and Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany, Institute of Environmental Communication
Downloads 40
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Going Beyond Instrument Interactions: Towards a More Comprehensive Policy Mix Conceptualization for Environmental Technological Change

SWPS 2015-12
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Utrecht University
Downloads 39
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Innovative Procurement Frameworks for Energy Performance Contracting in the UK Public Sector

SWPS 2015-31
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Utrecht University - Utrecht University School of Economics
Downloads 38
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The Role of Community Leadership in the Development of Grassroots Innovations

SWPS 2016-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 38
37.

Social Network and Private Provision of Public Goods

SWPS 2015-35
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 37
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The Complex Interactions between Economic Growth and Market Concentration in a Model of Structural Change

SWPS 2016-06
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
SPRU, University of Sussex and University of L'Aquila - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 35
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User-Made Immobilities: A Transitions Perspective

SWPS 2016-13
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 35
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Barriers to Innovation: Can Firm Age Help Lower Them?

SWPS 2015-33
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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Apple's Changing Business Model: What Should the World's Richest Company Do with All Those Profits?

SWPS 2013-07
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts Lowell, University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and The Academic-Industry Research Network
Downloads 33
42.

Accounting for Productive Investment and Value Creation

SWPS 2013-09
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and The Open University
Downloads 32
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Comparing Nuclear Power Trajectories in Germany and the UK: From 'Regimes' to 'Democracies' in Sociotechnical Transitions and Discontinuities

SWPS 2015-18
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex
Downloads 32
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Don't Stop Me Now: Barriers to Innovation and Firm Productivity.

SWPS 2014-04
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Sussex
Downloads 30
45.

Global Structural Change and Value Chains in Services. A Reappraisal

SWPS 2015-19
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
Downloads 30
46.

High Growth Firms, Innovation and Competition: The Case of the US Pharmaceutical Industry

SWPS 2013-16
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and The Open University
Downloads 30
47.

Investing in Food Security? Philanthrocapitalism, Biotechnology and Development

SWPS 2013-12
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York
Downloads 28
48.

High-Growth Firms: Stylized Facts and Conflicting Results

SWPS 2015-05
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School
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How Satisfied are the Self-Employed? A Life Domain View.

SWPS 2014-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Bard College - Bard College Berlin and CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School
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Institutional Innovation in the Management of Pro-Poor Energy Access in East Africa

SWPS 2015-29
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 27