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The labor-market placement of trained PhDs outside academia

March 23, 2021
How many trained PhDs wind up outside the academia? Where do they go?  What implications does this 'export' have for the (knowledge) economy?   The eight RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 14th April from 12.30 to 2 pm (CET)  and will focus on The labor-market placement of trained PhDs outside academia: measurement and analysis with a presentation of Eric J. Iversen, Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, Oslo, Norway.   There is a long tradition…

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ESID, EXPLORING SOCIAL INNOVATION THANKS TO MACHINE LEARNING

March 17, 2021
RISIS is enlarging its datasets family launching ESID, European Social Innovation Database that utilizes advanced machine learning and natural language processing techniques. RISIS ESID is a comprehensive and authoritative source of information on social innovation projects and actors in Europe and beyond. The main goal: to collect information about social innovation projects and actors from the publicly available information on the web.   ESID also uses limited human annotation to train its machine learning models and…

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Knowledge production in Metropolitan Areas: the role of Multinational Firms

February 22, 2021
The seventh RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 10 March from 12:30 am to 2:00 pm (CET) and will focus on the role of large multinational firms (LMF) in the knowledge dynamics of Metropolitan Areas. with a presentation of Patricia Laurens and Philippe Larédo, Université Gustave Eiffel. Dr. Gaston Heimeriks, Utrecht University, is involved as a discussant.     There has been extensive work about the role of universities and more widely public sector research. Numerous works have studied the relationship between…

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RISIS TRAINING ON ADVANCED BENCHMARKING MODELS AND TECHNIQUES: CALL FOR APPLICATION OPEN!

February 18, 2021
Call for application for the course Advanced Benchmarking Models and Techniques is now open. Deadline for a request of participation: 10 of March 2021   The course is organized by the DIAG Department of Sapienza University of Rome and will take place on the Meet Platform 22-25-29 March 2021.   Given their high flexibility and the recent developments introduced in the methodological literature, quantitative benchmarking techniques are suited for being applied to all the different datasets available and that will be developed…

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KNOWMAK tool at ERSA-JRC Winter School 2021

February 1, 2021
On 28th January, KNOWMAK tool was illustrated by Thomas Scherngell, AIT (Austrian Institute of Technology) one of the main partners of RISIS, at the 3rd edition of Winter School organized by ERSA (European Regional Science Association) in collaboration with the  Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (Seville).     The laboratory Tools & Data for Smart Specialisation aimed to present through three different cases how a quantitative approach can be used to address policy questions coming from the…

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