Innovation - is a historically irrevocable change in the method of production of things.
J. Schumpeter

M.I. Tugan-Baranovsky

J.A. Schumpeter

N.D. Kondratiev

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Борис Санто

Домашний адрес:
Dobos utca 67
H-1202 Budapest Hungary
Phone & fax: (36-1) 285-29-73
Рабочий адрес:
Dennis Gabor College of Informatics
B.csi .t 324 H-1037 Budapest Hungary
Phone: (36-1) 436-65-02
Fax: (36-1) 436-65-04

Born: 1st July, 1936.

Received his M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (1958) and M.Sc. in Nuclear Engineering (1963) from Technical University of Budapest, PhD in Economics from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1985), Habilitation (Dr. habil) in Technical Sciences from Budapest University of Technology and Economics (1996).

Fluently speaks English and Russian.

Stages of career:

1958-1965 Research fellow in Central Research Institute for Physics, Budapest.
1965-1969 Head of Nuclear Instruments Export Division, Metrimpex Foreign Trade Co.
1969-1973 Head of International Relations Dept., National Atomic Energy Commission
1973-1977 First Commercial Secretary, Hungarian Embassy, Tokyo, Japan
1977-1990 Senior Counsellor, Council of Ministers, Secretariat of Science and Technology Policy, Budapest
1989- Senior Research Fellow and Invited Lecturer, Technical University, Budapest
1997- Professor at Budapest University of Technology and Economics
2002- Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Dennis Gabor College of Informatics, Budapest

As scientist published more than 130 papers and books in Hungary and abroad on the subject of innovation management, theory of innovation and socio-technical evolution, science and technology policy.

Selected papers in English:

  • "The Hungarian Economy in Transition or the Smile of M.nchhausen", /World Futures/, Vol.29, pp.35-45, USA, 1990.
  • "Man's World of Symbol", /World Futures/, Vol.30, pp.1-14, USA, 1991.
  • "Eastern-Europe and the World in Light of Forecasting Scientific and Technological Activity", /Technovation/, Vol.12, No.6, pp.369-377, Oxford, UK, 1992.
  • "Innovation in Crisis: Hungary before and after the Watershed of 1989", /Technovation/, Vol.14, No.9, pp. 601-611, Oxford, UK, 1994.
  • "Evolutionary Aspects of East-European Changes", /Science and Public Policy/, No.12, UK, 1994.
  • "Science Policy vs. Technology Policy?", /Technovation/, Vol.16, No.8, pp.411-420, Oxford, UK, 1996.
  • "Technology Policy: The Implementation of Innovation as a Tool of Economic Development", pp.95-105, In: C.Corsi et al.(Eds.) "From Central State to Free Global Market Economy", Kluwer Academic Publishers, Printed in Netherlands, 1997.
  • "Socio-Technical Functioning and Anthropogenic Crises", (Systems Research and Behavioral Science), John Wiley & Sons; 15,: 297-313, UK, 1998.
  • “The Paradigm of Globalism”, /Technovation/, Vol.21, No.10, pp.673-687, Oxford, 2001.

Selected books:

  • Monograph "Innovacio a gazdasagi fejlesztes eszkoze” (Innovation as a Means of Economic Development), (pp.296), in Hungarian, by Muszaki konyvkiado, Budapest in 1985, and in Russian (Инновация как средство развития экономики) by Progress, Moscow, 1990.
  • Monograph: "A teremto technologia. A tarsadalmi-technikai evolucio elmelete" (Creative Technology. The Theory of Socio-Technical Evolution), in Hungarian, Budapest, KJK, (pp.460), 1990.
  • Monograph: “Az ezredfordulo innovacios tarsadalma” (Innovation Driven Society at the Turn of Millennium), In Hungarian, Budapest, LSI, (pp.268), 2003.