A methodology for the identification of prospective collaboration networks in international R&D programmes Online publication date: Wed, 27-Jul-2011
by Ville Brummer, Ahti Salo, Juuso Nissinen, Juuso Liesio
International Journal of Technology Management (IJTM), Vol. 54, No. 4, 2011
Abstract: The planning of publicly funded research and development programmes can benefit from participatory foresight processes where research issues are evaluated with regard to multiple criteria. However, few approaches have been developed for the shaping of collaborative research networks through which the resulting priorities are implemented. We therefore develop a methodology for the joint shaping of thematic priorities and prospective collaborative networks. Our methodology helps identify networks that are aligned with the thematic priorities and consist of research groups with shared interests. The proposed PRM-Networking approach is demonstrated with a case study on the planning of a multi-national research programme.
Online publication date: Wed, 27-Jul-2011
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