Welcome to this mid-summer edition of the Triple Helix Association Magazine: Hélice. We now present volume vol 3, no 2 , June 2014.
The Triple Helix Association has been occupied with the excitement of preparing for the Twelfth Annual THA Conference to be held on 11-13 September 2014 in Tomsk, Siberia, Russia. This year’s event is being organized by the international Triple Helix Association, TUSUR University, and the Association of Russian Entrepreneurial Universities.
In this issue you will receive further information and updates about the event. The conference will be offering a very exciting and stimulating program, with an array of very interesting keynote speakers, invited sessions and workshops. We are looking forward to seeing you all at the conference in September 2014.
In this issue of Hélice, you will find two interesting essays: Regeneration and public participation: a case for an arts, crafts and technology cluster in the London Bridge area (Mahtab A Farshchi and Henry Johnstone), and Future trend of innovations in Latin America (Tatyana V Pospelova).
In the President’s Corner, Henry Etzkowitz discusses – A Triple Helix Innovation Strategy for Economic Renewal.
The THA Chapter of Greece successfully organized a roundtable Discussion on Triple Helix Interactions which was held in Nicosia, Cyprus, in June 2014. You will find details of this meeting as well.
We are also delighted to announce interesting news from colleagues and associates of the Triple Helix Association.
We sincerely look forward to hearing from you in the near future and receiving your invaluable feedback, ongoing work, research results and any updates that you want to share with the broad readership of Hélice.
Should you be interested in editing a special issue of Hélice as a guest editor(s), or organizing a Triple Helix event, we would also be delighted to hear from you.
We can be contacted via email at: *email address protected*, or *email address protected*.
We wish you all a pleasant summer, and looking forward to seeing you in Tomsk, Russia!
(Editor in Chief)
TRIPLE HELIX XII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
The XII Triple Helix International Conference will take place from 11-13 September 2014 in Tomsk, Siberia, Russia. The Conference is organized by the international Triple Helix Association, TUSUR University, and the Association of Russian Entrepreneurial Universities.
A TRIPLE HELIX INNOVATION STRATEGY FOR ECONOMIC RENEWAL
Through the first and second industrial revolutions, until the cusp of the third, the debate continues over whether technological innovation is ultimately job creating or job destroying.
Triple Helix Scientific News
REGENERATION AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: A CASE FOR AN ARTS, CRAFTS AND TECHNOLOGY CLUSTER IN THE LONDON BRIDGE AREA
Dr Mahtab Akhavan Farshchi & Henry Johnstone
This paper reports on a new initiative aimed at creating an integrated approach to encouraging the formation of a new cluster of Arts, Crafts and Technology (ACT) in London around the London Bridge area by emphasising the importance of identity and branding in urban centres.
FUTURE TREND OF INNOVATIONS IN LATIN AMERICA
Tatyana V Pospelova
Silicon Valley continues to be a unique place where one territory assembles the largest and most well-known IT companies from around the world.