Science and Technology Strategies and Social Actors

Backed up by the content explored by the other lines, and based on an approach centered on Policy Analysis, this programme is geared to the critical assessment of cognitive models, concepts of Technoscience, involvement in the decision-making process and strategies for the creation of power for the different players – State, research community, companies, trade unions, social movements – involved with C&T policies. Based on a comparative focus between core capitalist countries and periphery countries, this area aims at the creation of innovation policies adapted to the democratic consolidation processes in Ibero-America. In addition, it aims to identify the content required to train S&T professionals capable of leveraging them.