Human Agency, Knowledge and Space in Bratislava Socio-spatial analysis of innovation in a capital city. Sila Ceren VARIS HUSAR, Milan HUSAR, Vladimir ONDREJICKA

Human Agency, Knowledge and Space in Bratislava Socio-spatial analysis of innovation in a capital city. Sila Ceren VARIS HUSAR, Milan HUSAR, Vladimir ONDREJICKA

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DOI: 10.37199/c41000119

Author: Sila Ceren VARIS HUSAR, Milan HUSAR, Vladimir ONDREJICKA
Affiliation: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

The effect of the time and space on people and the knowledge production is examined with various methods and approaches in different disciplines as economics, geography, development studies, planning and the like. From the socio-spatial perspective, regional development is related in one dimension of how the individual links to one’s environment, both individually and within a community. This research is a part of a wider research project, called REGINNO 1 delves into the regional innovation capacity in Slovakia, specifically explores the interrelation of human agency and local development from the socio-spatial perspective specific to capital city of Bratislava. Human agency refers to the individuals’ capacity and perspective to be involved in the creation of novel ideas and contribution to local knowledge. The socio-spatial perspective acknowledges the interplay between social structures and spatial arrangements, exploring the role of physical environments shape social relations and opportunities for the aforementioned individuals. Human capital capacity fosters a favourable setting for innovation by enabling the sharing of knowledge and resources, and facilitating the formation of networks and partnerships. Based on the findings of this research, there are a number of recommendations of this research for policymakers, and practitioners to foster environments, spaces and planning strategies that empower individuals, promote inclusion, and address socio-spatial diversities in local context.

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