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Public Procurement for Innovation as mission-oriented innovation policy

Edquist, Charles LU and Zabala, Jon Mikel LU (2012) In Research Policy 41(10). p.1757-1769
Abstract
This article focuses on Public Procurement for Innovation as a relevant demand-side instrument to be exploited in the mitigation of grand challenges. It intends to provide some clarification on what should (and what should not) be regarded as innovation procurement. It defines what is meant by Public Procurement for Innovation and categorizes it according to three dimensions: (i) the user of the purchased good: (ii) the character of the procurement process; and (iii) the cooperative or non-cooperative nature of the process. In addition, it illustrates the main stages in innovation procurement processes and exemplifies them with six cases to provide evidence that Public Procurement for Innovation can contribute to satisfying unsatisfied... (More)
This article focuses on Public Procurement for Innovation as a relevant demand-side instrument to be exploited in the mitigation of grand challenges. It intends to provide some clarification on what should (and what should not) be regarded as innovation procurement. It defines what is meant by Public Procurement for Innovation and categorizes it according to three dimensions: (i) the user of the purchased good: (ii) the character of the procurement process; and (iii) the cooperative or non-cooperative nature of the process. In addition, it illustrates the main stages in innovation procurement processes and exemplifies them with six cases to provide evidence that Public Procurement for Innovation can contribute to satisfying unsatisfied human needs and solving societal problems. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier B.V. (Less)
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Public procurement for innovation, Innovation policy, Functional, specification, Interactive learning
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Research Policy
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41
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10
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1757 - 1769
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Elsevier
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0048-7333
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10.1016/j.respol.2012.04.022
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  language     = {eng},
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  title        = {Public Procurement for Innovation as mission-oriented innovation policy},
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  volume       = {41},
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