Is Innovation Always Good for You? New Policy Challenges for Research and Innovation
Soete, L. (2020). Is Innovation Always Good for You? New Policy Challenges for Research and Innovation. In Von Schomberg, R. and J. Hankins (Eds.) International Handbook on Responsible Innovation | A Global Resource. Edward Elgar Publishers.
The Handbook constitutes a global resource for the fast growing interdisciplinary research and policy communities addressing the challenge of driving innovation towards socially desirable outcomes. This book brings together well-known authors from the US, Europe and Asia who develop conceptual and regional perspectives on responsible innovation as well as exploring the prospects for further implementation of responsible innovation in emerging technological practices ranging from agriculture and medicine, to nanotechnology and robotics. The emphasis is on the socio-economic and normative dimensions of innovation including issues of social risk and sustainability.