WHY INNOVATIONS LIVE OR DIE, South Africa's innovation system

: Mazibuko-Makena (Z.) & Pogue (T.) eds.

R 390.00
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373pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2024


A collection of essays on South Africa's National System of Innovation (NSI) .

Contributions include:

"Reorienting technology transfer in South African universities and science councils towards public value outcomes" by Nazeem Mustapha and Gerard Ralphs

"Life and death in the NSI: The role of public sector innovation" by Geci Karuri-Sebina, Mjumo Mzyece, Pierre Schoonraad, Nsizwa Dlamini

"Death by centralisation: Exploring disjunctures and opportunities for city-driven innovation systems in South Africa" by Stacey-Leigh Joseph and Geci Karuri-Sebina

"Moving beyond national systems of innovation" Insights from antiretroviral localisation" by David Walwyn.

Zamanzima Mazibuko-Makena is the senior researcher in the Knowledge Economy and Scientific Advancement Faculty, Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA), Johannesburg.

Thomas Pogue is an executive director of the Centre for Business and Policy Research, University of the Pacific, USA.