6. Adaptation and Transfer – Localizing Knowledge Society Policy

This chapter considers how a public policy for Knowledge Societies, developing following the process outlined in Chapter 5, could be adapted to different social, economic, cultural, institutional, etc. contexts, how the policy can be transferred from one context to another, and what are the role of different responsible agenda in adaptation and transfer activities.

The remainder of this chapter is structured as follows. Adaptation to roles and responsibilities of responsible agents are examined in Section 6.1, adaptation of a public policy for Knowledge Societies to different contexts is the focus of Section 6.2, and transfer of public policies for Knowledge Societies between contexts is the subject of Section 6.3.