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  1. Biomaterials Innovation

    Biomaterials Innovation

    Alexander Styhre
    Rapid advances in the life sciences means that there is now a far more detailed understanding of biological systems on the cellular, molecular and genetic levels. Sited at the intersection between the life sciences, the engineering sciences and the design sciences, innovations in the biomaterials industry are expected to garner increasing attention and play a key role in future development. This book examines the biomaterials innovations taking place in corporations and in academic research settings today. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  2. The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Biotechnology Innovation

    The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Biotechnology Innovation

    Edited by David Castle
    Intellectual property rights (IPRs), particularly patents, occupy a prominent position in innovation systems, but to what extent they support or hinder innovation is widely disputed. Through the lens of biotechnology, this book delves deeply into the main issues at the crossroads of innovation and IPRs to evaluate claims of the positive and negative impacts of IPRs on innovation. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 213.00   Web: $ 191.70
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 66.00   Web: $ 52.80
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  3. Gene Cartels

    Gene Cartels

    Luigi Palombi
    Starting with the 13th century, this book explores how patents have been used as an economic protectionist tool, developing and evolving to the point where thousands of patents have been ultimately granted not over inventions, but over isolated or purified biological materials. DNA, invented by no man and once thought to be ‘free to all men and reserved exclusively to none’, has become cartelised in the hands of multinational corporations. The author questions whether the continuing grant of patents can be justified when they are now used to suppress, rather than promote, research and development in the life sciences. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 78.00   Web: $ 62.40
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  4. Public or Private Economies of Knowledge?

    Public or Private Economies of Knowledge?

    Mark Harvey, Andrew McMeekin
    This book presents an analytical framework for understanding the shifting ‘great divide’ in capitalist economies of knowledge. The authors develop a novel economic sociology of innovation, based on the ‘instituted economic process’ approach. By focusing on economies of knowledge, they seek to demonstrate that capitalism is multi-modal at its core, with interdependent growth of market and non-market modes of production, distribution, exchange and use. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  5. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology, An International Perspective

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology, An International Perspective

    Damian Hine, John Kapeleris
    The biotechnology industry across the globe is growing dramatically in line with rapidly emerging scientific and technological developments. This book explores both the theoretical and practical aspects of entrepreneurship in the biotechnology industry, focusing on the innovation processes underpinning success for new biotechnology firms (NBFs). It argues that biotechnology is at a crossroads: to date the science has been solid, yet commercial success remains elusive, and that it will be the commercial success of NBFs which will dictate the long term viability of this crucial industry. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  6. The Economic Dynamics of Modern Biotechnology

    The Economic Dynamics of Modern Biotechnology

    Edited by Maureen McKelvey, Annika Rickne, Jens Laage-Hellman
    This book offers a novel insight into the economic dynamics of modern biotechnology, using examples from Europe to reflect global trends. The authors apply theoretical insight to a fundamental enigma of the modern learning society, namely, how and why the development of knowledge and ideas interact with market processes and the formation of industries and firms. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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