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Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer, our founder and director, published "Integrating Gender Dynamics into Innovation Ecosystems" was in Sociology and Anthropology today. Co-authored with Prof Martina Schraudner of Fraunhoffer, the article examines gender as a component of innovation success. Most analyses of innovation systems tend to assume gender-neutral position with regard to identity and roles of participating actors and their activities. However, real-life innovations can often result in different quality of outcomes for women and men; the innovation potential of highly trained women remains unrealised; and the recent socioeconomic empowerment of women as driver of market needs continues to be ignored. Read the article.

07 Januray 2016