Making innovation systems work in practice: experiences in integrating innovation, social learning and knowledge in innovation platforms


  • Hlamalani Ngwenya Picoteam
  • Jürgen Hagmann Picoteam


innovation systems, Picoteam, facilitation, knowledge sharing, knowledge management, Africa


This article presents a different dimension of the innovation systems approach, going beyond analysis and shedding light on how these processes can be facilitated in practice. This is based on 20 years' experience with innovations systems. The focus is on the role of facilitation in triggering the changes, as well as in integrating learning and knowledge management (KM) in the innovation process.


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