The last decade has seen dramatic transformations in the configuration of national systems of innovation in Europe and in the way in which knowledge is produced. This important new series will provide a forum for the publication of high quality work analyzing these changes and proposing new frameworks for the future. In particular it will address the changing dynamics of knowledge production within the NBIC (Nano, Bio, Information, Cognitive) sciences and within different industries and services. It will also examine the changing relationship between science and society and the growing importance of both regional and European public authorities. The series will include some of the best empirical and theoretical work in the field with contributions from leading and emerging scholars.