Urenio Watch Watch: Intelligent Cities – Smart Cities – Innovation Ecosystems

Integrating Regional Intelligence

The International Conference on Integrating Regional Intelligence is organised in the framework of the Meta-Foresight initiative, an international project financed by the European Commission through the “Regions of Knowledge” Pilot Action.

This Conference will be held on the 6th and 7th of October in Cáceres (Extremadura Region), one of the 8 world heritage cities of Spain.

Most Innovative Industries

A paper by Wulong Gu and Jianmin Tang

Examining innovation performance of Canadian manufacturing industries over the 1980–1997 period, the two authors found that almost all industries, with the exception of rubber and plastic, non-metallic mineral, and refined petroleum and coal products, became more innovative. Innovation performance was estimated with respect to four observable indicators: