Academic Catalog


Course Code: 8310602
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Science And Technology Policy Studies
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: PhD
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr ARFE MGE ZMAN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The course begins with the discussion of the relation between innovation and competitiveness. In this context, systems of innovation together with its effect on firms and technology policy is introduced. The course also focuses on the policy issues such as energy systems and environmental policy, clustering, research and development policy, and information and communication technology policy and strategy.