Innovation Governance in an Open Economy: Shaping Regional Nodes in a Globalized World (Regions and Cities) by Annika Rickne, Staffan Laestadius and Henry Etzkowitz
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0415504937 | ISBN-13: 9780415504935 | 324 pages | PDF | 3,3 MB
In an increasingly globalised world, paradoxically regional innovation clusters have moved to the forefront of attention as a strategy for economic and social development. Transcending international success cases, like Silicon Valley and Route 128, as sources of lessons, successful high tech clusters in niche areas have had a significant impact on peripheral regions.
Are these successful innovation clusters born or made? If they are subject to planning and direction, what is the shape that it takes: top down, bottom up or lateral?
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