At the intersection of social challenges and the fourth industrial revolution

SOURCE: Innovation policy at the intersection: global debates & local experiences
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2020
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.B.G.Cele, T.M.Luescher, A.W.Fadiji
SOURCE EDITOR(S): M.B.G.Cele, T.M.Luescher, A.W.Fadiji
KEYWORDS: FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, SOCIAL WELFARE
DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 11243
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/15205

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Abstract

Two previously distinct conversation have begun to converge in debates on science, technology and innovation (STI) policy at global and national levels. One conversation is about the contemporary societal challenges that policy makers are facing, such as increasing social inequality, poverty, food security and climate change, to name a few.