WIT Press


The Constitutive Elements Of S&T Public Policy Towards Sustainable Development

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

39

Pages

11

Published

2000

Size

1,037 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/URS000061

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

B.R.C. Terra & M.V.R. Rodriguez

Abstract

This document presents the state-of-the-art concerning the S&T public policy for sustainable development, based on constitutive elements presented by several authors in Europe, the United States of America, and Latin America. The study is developed using the "Triple Helix" model, introduced by Etzkowitz and Leydesdorff, (1995). A methodological proposal for governmental planning, taking into account the different roles of basic participants, such as entrepreneurial university, technological-based firms and pro-active government, will be presented. It is also argued that an entrepreneurial university has the function to produce knowledge using a new organizatio

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