This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 210
  • Course: B.Tech
  • Semester: V
  • Title: Science, Technology And Innovation: Sociological Perspectives
  • Stream: Sociology
  • Description:

    Science and technology as socio-technical systems; Innovation in science and technology: socio-historical and politico-cultural processes; Emergence of knowledge economy; Knowledge society and the role of researchers; Science and innovation policy research; Science and democracy; Public sector � industry linkages; Transition from single-helix to triple-helix model of innovation: government-academia-private R&D institutions networking; Diffusion and commercialisation of research; Techno-entrepreneurship; Intellectual property rights: north-south debate; Scientific knowledge in India: from public resource to intellectual property.

  • Text:

    1.B. Jones and B. Miller, Innovation Diffusion in the New Economy: The Tacit Component, Routledge, 2007.2.A. Webster and K. Packer (Eds.), Innovation and the Intellectual Property System, Kluwer Law International, 1996

  • Course References:

    1.Federal Trade Commission, To Promote Innovation: The Proper Balance of Competition and Patent Law and Policy, A Report by the Federal Trade Commission, 2003.2.D.E. Stokes, Pasteur-s Quadrant: Basic Science and Technological Innovation, Brookings Institution Press, 1997.3.P. Murmann, Knowledge and Competitive Advantage: The Coevolution of Firms, Technology and National Institutions, Cambridge University Press, 2003.4.C. Edquist and M. McKelvey (Eds.), Systems of Innovations, Volumes I and II, Elgar, 2000.