COINVEST

"Competitiveness, Innovation and Intangible Investment in Europe"

 Coordinatore IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE 

 Organization address address: SOUTH KENSINGTON CAMPUS EXHIBITION ROAD
city: LONDON
postcode: SW7 2AZ

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Shaun
Cognome: Power
Email: send email
Telefono: +44-0-207 594 8773
Fax: +44-0-207 594 8609

 Nazionalità Coordinatore United Kingdom [UK]
 Totale costo 1˙894˙826 €
 EC contributo 1˙464˙767 €
 Programma FP7-SSH
Specific Programme "Cooperation": Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities
 Code Call FP7-SSH-2007-1
 Funding Scheme CP-FP
 Anno di inizio 2008
 Periodo (anno-mese-giorno) 2008-04-01   -   2010-09-30

 Partecipanti

# participant  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE

 Organization address address: SOUTH KENSINGTON CAMPUS EXHIBITION ROAD
city: LONDON
postcode: SW7 2AZ

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Shaun
Cognome: Power
Email: send email
Telefono: +44-0-207 594 8773
Fax: +44-0-207 594 8609

UK (LONDON) coordinator 0.00
2    CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE

 Organization address address: Rue Michel -Ange 3
city: PARIS
postcode: 75794

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Nathalie
Cognome: Collain
Email: send email
Telefono: -49604160
Fax: -49604114

FR (PARIS) participant 0.00
3    INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TECNICO

 Organization address address: Avenida Rovisco Pais 1
city: LISBOA
postcode: 1049-001

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Francisco
Cognome: Lima
Email: send email
Telefono: 351218000000
Fax: 351218000000

PT (LISBOA) participant 0.00
4    QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

 Organization address address: 327 MILE END ROAD
city: LONDON
postcode: E1 4NS

contact info
Titolo: Prof.
Nome: Jonathan
Cognome: Haskel
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 20 7882 5365
Fax: +44 20 8983 3580

UK (LONDON) participant 0.00
5    SDRUZJENIE KLUB IKONOMIKA 2000 (Club Economika 2000)

 Organization address address: BUL DONDUKOV 53
city: SOFIA
postcode: 1000

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Todor
Cognome: Gradev
Email: send email
Telefono: +359 2 944 5027
Fax: +359 2 944 5081

BG (SOFIA) participant 0.00
6    Stiftelsen Institutet for Naringslivsforskning (THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS)

 Organization address address: "Grevgatan 34, 2tr"
city: Stockholm
postcode: 102 15

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Henrik
Cognome: Jordahl
Email: send email
Telefono: +46-(0)8 665 4533
Fax: +46-(0)8 665 4599

SE (Stockholm) participant 0.00
7    THE CONFERENCE BOARD INC

 Organization address address: THIRD AVENUE 845
city: NEW YORK
postcode: 10022

contact info
Titolo: Prof.
Nome: Bart
Cognome: Van Ark
Email: send email
Telefono: +31 (0)50 363 3674
Fax: +31 (0)50 363 7337

US (NEW YORK) participant 0.00
8    ZENTRUM FUER EUROPAEISCHE WIRTSCHAFTSFORSCHUNG GmbH

 Organization address address: L 7 1
city: MANNHEIM
postcode: 68161

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Shalini
Cognome: Saxena
Email: send email
Telefono: -1235927
Fax: -1235794

DE (MANNHEIM) participant 0.00

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capital    intangible    policy    data    day    macro    questions    gdp    economies    investment    investments    micro    almost    treated    economy    economic    collect    firms    businesses   

 Obiettivo del progetto (Objective)

'We aim to understand the contributions of intangible investments to innovation, competitiveness, growth and productivity in Europe. Such a project is, we feel, vital to help EU policy formation and deepen our understanding of some of the most crucial questions facing EU economic policy. The reason is simple. Currently, (almost all) intangible investments are either not measured, or treated as an intermediate input into production so they are assumed to produce no durable assets for firms or economies. Does this matter? In practice, most knowledge investments involve intangible spending. And, the Lisbon agenda aims to make the EU “the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-driven economy by 2010 (our italics)”. Thus we are in the difficult position of having perhaps the major EU policy aspiration backed by almost no data or measures. This project will set out a method and collect the data required. Given the issue’s importance, we believe our work will make a considerable contribution. Some knowledge investment is counted as such in the key economic measures such as GDP (e.g. software). However, R&D and other knowledge investment (like investment in human capital via training, investment in reputation capital, investment in organisational capital etc) are all treated as day-to-day expenses, not investment. Thus, under current conventions, investment and GDP in an economy whose businesses spend €1 more on almost all knowledge investment is the same as an economy whose businesses turn up their air-conditioning. Therefore, we have put together a small-scale but focused team comprising some of Europe’s (and the world’s) leading experts on these questions, spanning business, policy and measurement interests. The project will collect data on a wide range of knowledge investment, at macro and micro levels, incorporate these into macro and micro performance measures and thus greatly improve our understanding of knowledge-driven economies and firms and policy.'

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