Top-10 research priorities for sustainable futures: Insights from and for Italy

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Sustainability in lifestyles is closely connected to the change of every day patterns of individuals and their approach towards food and consumption, mobility and transport, housing, education, health and recreation with strong cross-linkages with communities and interpersonal relationships. Lifestyles also relate to cultural heritage as well as specifics of natural and economic environment. Hence, sustainability in lifestyles is also determined by the surrounding environment, not only personal needs.

This policy brief presents and reviews Top-10 lists of sustainable research priorities for Europe and for Italy. These priorities have been formed in systematic interaction with citizens and experts. In Italy, sustainable innovation towards sustainable economic development, urban mobility and sustainability and sustainable well-being at all levels is at focus of priorities and actions. However, this focus is particular in a sense that in Italy innovation is also very much looked from the perspective that even with a change, traditional and cultural values shall be preserved, which is a challenge for the policy makers. This policy briefs addresses further all the above noted issues with a particular focus on the regional dimension and the necessity on closing the gap caused by the ’national territorial disparity.’

Kustantaja¨Public Participation in Developing a Common Framework for Assessment and Management of Sustainable Innovation, CASI
TilaJulkaistu - 7 kesäk. 2016
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