Framing Innovation in a Networked World

An Interdisciplinary Workshop
Online, 2-3 September 2021


All times are CET

Day 1|Thursday, 2 September 2021

Welcome and introduction (09:30-10:00)

Paolo Rossini, Innovating innovation: The role of social networks

Session 1: History of innovation (10:00-11:00)

Klaas van Berkel, Local and international networks: Two cases from the city of Middelburg

Christian Forstner, Scientific instruments as knowledge transmitters in innovation networks

Session 2: Networks of innovation (11:15-12:15)

Roberto Lalli, Dirk Wintergrün, Malte Vogl, Bernardo Buarque, Innovations as reconfigurations of knowledge in socio-epistemic networks

Adrian Wüthrich, Characterizing a scientific collaboration by its communication structure

Session 3: Innovation and the World Wide Web (13:30-14:30)

Tommaso Venturini, The elusive shape of the Web

Arno Simons, Marion Schmidt, Wolfgang Kircheis, Martin Potthast, Benno Stein, When a social network writes science history

Session 4: Sociology of innovation (14:45-15:45)

Richard Whitley, Jochen Glaeser, Innovations in novelty-driven cultural fields

Malte Doehne, Katja Rost, Long waves in the geography of innovation

Session 5: Challenging innovation (16:00-17:00)

Matthew Wisnioski, Four questions from when “innovation” was new

Maaz Gardezi, Redirecting the cultural tradition of digital innovation in agriculture

Day 2|Friday, 3 September 2021

Session 1: Communicating innovation (10:00-11:00)

Karena Kalmbach, Exhibiting innovation: science communication at the Futurium Berlin

Titus Udrea, Michael Ornetzeder, Tanja Sinozic-Martinez, Steffen Bettin, Innovation as socio-technical configuration

Session 2: Innovation and interdisciplinarity (11:15-12:15)

Catherine Herfeld, What empirical network analysis could offer to research in integrated HPS

Chiara Lisciandra, Interdisciplinary science and innovation: The problem of Rewards & Recognition

Session 3: Philosophy of innovation (13:30-14:30)

Lucien Schomberg, Towards a political concept of innovation

Lukas Fuchs, The ethics of innovation

Session 4: Innovation and biology (14:45-15:45)

Sandra Manickam, The movement of racial ideas through time and technology

Daphne Esquivel-Sada, Untangling biological ownership under open source regime

Keynote (17:00-18:30)

Mario Biagioli, Innovation emergency: Patents and venture capital in the age of Covid

The workshop Framing Innovation in a Networked World is part of the project Cartesian Networks, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 891747.