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HAVAS, Attila

Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Attila Havas, PhD is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and regional editor of International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy. His academic interests are in economics of innovation, theory and practice of innovation policy, and technology foresight as a policy tool. He holds a PhD in economics (The Diffusion of New Technologies), from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1997. He has participated in a number of EU-funded research projects on STI policies, innovation and transition, as well as on foresight and prospective analyses, advised several national technology foresight programmes, and has been invited speaker at a number of EU and UNIDO conferences and workshops on technology foresight. In 1997-2000 he was Programme Director of TEP, the Hungarian Technology Foresight Programme. Previously he worked for IKU, Innovation Research Centre, Budapest University of Economics (1990-97) and for other institutes in the field of industrial economics and industrial policy (1983-89).


17:00-19:00 18 NOVEMBER
THEMATIC SESSION III.ICSU: “Foresight Scenarios: What will international science be like in 2031?”