Essays about: "Innovation policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 248 essays containing the words Innovation policy.

  1. 1. “End of the world, end of the month, same struggle”: On depoliticized transitions and emancipatory sustainability transformations - A case study of The French Citizens’ Convention on Climate

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Denz; [2021]
    Keywords : Citizens Assembly; Social Movements; Degrowth; Sustainability Science; Democratic Innovation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reflecting an emerging trend in democratic innovation to tackle complex socio-ecological challenges, the French Citizens’ Convention on Climate (CCC) was initiated in response to climate protests and the Yellow Vests movement to define measures for achieving a socially just 40% reduction in GHG-emissions. Approaching the CCC as both an outcome and site of hegemonic struggle, I apply social movements theory and document analysis methods to investigate its genealogy, policy proposals, influence on decision-making, and evaluate its potential for sustainability transformations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Phase Out the Old to Phase In the New: Managing the Heat Transition in Leiden, the Netherlands

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Anoek Dekking; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; energy transition; deliberate decline; phase-out; transition management; heating;

    Abstract : By 2050, the Netherlands wants to reduce its use of natural gas for heating to zero. Currently, over 90%of houses are dependent on the fossil resource to warm their houses. As such, the phase-out of natural gas hasbecome an important policy project. READ MORE

  3. 3. SUPERVISED MACHINE LEARNING (SML) IN SIMULATED ENVIRONMENTS

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Mattias Rexby; [2021]
    Keywords : AI; supervised learning; CNN;

    Abstract : Artificial intelligence has made a big impact on the world in recent years, and more knowledge inthe subject seems to be of vital importance as the possibilities seems endless. Is it possible to teacha computer to drive a car in a virtual environment, by training a neural network to act intelligentlythrough the usage of supervised machine learning? With less than 2 hours of data collected whenpersonally driving the car, I show that yes, it is indeed possible. READ MORE

  4. 4. Technological Innovation System of Distribution System for Hydrogen applied to Heavy-duty Vehicles : Enabling factors for the development of a distribution system for hydrogen in Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Lisa Eriksson; [2021]
    Keywords : Technological innovation system; hydrogen; distribution system; HDV; Sweden.; Teknisk innovation system; vätgas; distributionssystem; tunga fordon; Sverige;

    Abstract : Factors that could enable the development of a distribution system for hydrogen applied to heavy-duty vehicles in Sweden are studied in this thesis. Fuel cell and hydrogen technology could be a solution in an electrification mix to reduce the environmental impacts of heavy-duty vehicles (Neef, 2009). READ MORE

  5. 5. Takeoff: Analysing Pathways for Electric Innovation Facilitation and Regime Destabilisation in the Swedish Aviation Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Kajsa Wimmerström; [2021]
    Keywords : electric aviation; battery-electric aircraft; technological innovation systems TIS ; multi-level perspective MLP ; innovation policy; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Climate change is the greatest challenge of our time. Despite efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG), the emissions contribution from global aviation is set to increase. Electric aviation has emerged as an alternative which could form part of the solution. READ MORE