Innovation ecosystem is the driver of economic development in the age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and government reform for the purpose of establishing the innovation ecosystem is a very important and urgent task of the nation comparable to reigniting the engine of growth. As a concept encompassing both R&D and innovation, the innovation ecosystem represents a system in which researchers, entrepreneurs, investors, and public officials continuously compete and cooperate to constantly generate new products, platform, and industries based on high-risk and high-return R&D. Korea must break away from the fast-follower model of the past as soon as possible, which relies on government regulations, interventions, and controls, and must reform roles, organizations, and functions of the government so that it can focus on providing indirect support for establishing the first-mover innovation ecosystem.
This report is consisted of eight chapters from these perspectives. Chapter one presents overall research purpose and background of this report. Here, suggestions are made about transforming the current government into one that is strategic, innovative, and cooperative while also making emphasis on the urgency of establishing the innovation ecosystem and appropriateness of the government reform. This chapter is co-authored by professor Ju-Ho Lee and professor Changyong Choi at KDI School of Public Policy and Management who were also project manager of this research. Chapter two, which investigates integrative restructuring of government organizations, is co-authored by professor Changyong Choi and professor Sangook Park at Soongsil University. Chapter three about strategic and planning function of the central government and strengthening independence and competency of intermediate organizations is authored by professor Heungsuk Choi at Korea University. As for chapter four that handles the topic of reforming governance structure of government-funded research institutes, it is written by professor Jin Park at KDI School of Public Policy and Management. Chapter five presents empirical results regarding geographical distribution of innovation and is co-authored by professor Ju-Ho Lee, Ho Young Oh who is a senior research fellow at Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training, and Sang Hoon Jee who is a researcher at KDI School of Public Policy and Management. Chapter six on reorganizations of support and evaluation systems for R&Ds of government- funded research institutes and universities is written by professor Yeon Seob Ha at Yonsei University. Chapter seven about restructuring national support system for industrial innovations is authored by professor Jin Young Kim at Konkuk University. Finally, chapter eight on the topic of constructing indirect support system for establishing innovation ecosystem is co-authored by professor Seongwuk Moon and professor Joonmo Ahn at Sogang University
혁신생태계 조성을 위한 정부 개혁
세종 : 한국개발연구원
|Subject Country||South Korea(Asia and Pacific)|
|Subject||Government and Law < Governance
Government and Law < Public Administration