Infrastructure of Innovative Universities Based on ICT and KM for Building Smart Economy
At present the world community faces the challenge of building the Smart economy. It is well recognized that the economic progress comes from increased productivity, innovation, competitiveness, economic renewal and creativity of the workforce. The goal of the smart economy is to restore and retain a sustainable economic growth after depressing crises, to provide a high-quality education system, to promote innovative business environment, to ensure high productivity, to translate knowledge creation into economic return. In this context innovative universities aim at training knowledge workers, forming the competences of learners in line with the requirement of modern labor market in the Smart economy. The graduates face the challenge to generate new ideas and to work in the knowledge- intensive industries that supply advanced ICT devices, systems and networks. The universities in the smart economy need to transform the infrastructure to meet the challenges. The paper presents the innovative infrastructure that facilitates a more full perception of new knowledge, interoperability between internal and external knowledge, a high degree of knowledge and innovation in universities.