AISA Living Keynote Issue 6

6. Suspended motion? Monitoring, evaluating, adjusting, learning and reflecting on innovation results, outcomes and impacts

a. How can results, outcomes and impacts of innovation processes be assessed? Can qualitative dimension be assessed scientifically?
b. What’s the relevant period to be able to assess innovation processes?
c. How can an innovation story reflect different and contradictory results, outcomes and impacts?
d. How best to assess undesired or negative results, outcomes and impacts of innovation (exclusion, loss of resources, loss of traditional values promoting solidarity, etc.) and who should do this?