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  1. Innovation and Liability in Biotechnology

    Innovation and Liability in Biotechnology

    Stuart J. Smyth, A. Bryan Endres, Thomas P. Redick, Drew L. Kershen
    Innovation and Liability in Biotechnology introduces and articulates an innovative framework, the Liability Analysis Framework (LAF), which offers a new perspective from which stakeholders and society can assess, manage and communicate about liability in relation to innovation. This path-breaking book provides a detailed description of the relationship between risk and liability. Risk and liability are not synonymous and the fact that, at times, the terms have been used in very close proximity has resulted in confusion and misunderstandings. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. Handbook of Innovation Systems and Developing Countries

    Handbook of Innovation Systems and Developing Countries

    Edited by Bengt-Åke Lundvall, K. J. Joseph, Cristina Chaminade, Jan Vang
    This Handbook is the first attempt to adapt the IS approach to developing countries from a theoretical and empirical viewpoint. The Handbook brings eminent scholars in economics, innovation and development studies together with promising young researchers to review the literature and push theoretical boundaries. They critically review the IS approach and its adequacy for developing countries, discuss the relationship between IS and development, and address the question of how it should be adapted to the realities of developing nations. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 229.00   Web: $ 206.10
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 66.00   Web: $ 52.80
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  3. European Science and Technology Policy

    European Science and Technology Policy

    Edited by Henri Delanghe, Ugur Muldur, Luc Soete
    This innovative book focuses on the most important concept underpinning current European Union research policy. It describes the history and concept of the European Research Area (ERA), analyses some of the underlying assumptions, assesses some of its achievements, and takes a brief look at its future. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  4. International Knowledge and Innovation Networks

    International Knowledge and Innovation Networks

    Riccardo Cappellin, Rüdiger Wink
    This book explores the distinct nature of innovation in medium technology industrial sectors – which are the key to European international competitiveness – and examines the recent changes of networks within regional clusters. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  5. Enhancing the Effectiveness of Innovation

    Enhancing the Effectiveness of Innovation

    Edited by Willem Molle, Julia Djarova
    The limits of established innovation processes have become clear as nations increasingly champion innovation as a tool of the ever-important ‘knowledge economy’. This timely book analyses the effectiveness of innovation efforts, presenting challenges to the traditional approaches whilst developing more contemporary theories. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  6. Europe, Globalization and the Lisbon Agenda

    Europe, Globalization and the Lisbon Agenda

    Edited by Maria João Rodrigues
    The Lisbon Agenda aims to prepare Europe for globalization by updating European policies for research, innovation, competition, trade, employment, education, social protection, environment and energy at both the European and national levels. Designed to inspire the new cycle of the Lisbon Agenda until 2010 and beyond, this timely and significant volume explores the intellectual elaboration of the agenda for the coming years. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  7. The Innovation Imperative

    The Innovation Imperative

    Edited by Göran Marklund, Nicholas S. Vonortas, Charles W. Wessner
    As a result of globalization, strategies for investments in innovation capabilities have gained considerably in importance for businesses, research institutions and policymakers. Public policy has to provide conditions for investments in R&D and innovation that are internationally attractive and effective in stimulating innovation, economic growth and job-creation. This book focuses on the changing roles and challenges of innovation and growth policy, and the strategies and measures that are critical in a globalizing world. It provides guidance for innovation policy strategy formulations and design of innovation policy measures. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  8. Diversity in the Knowledge Economy and Society

    Diversity in the Knowledge Economy and Society

    Edited by Elias G. Carayannis, Aris Kaloudis, Åge Mariussen
    The key message of this book is that heterogeneity should be seen as an intrinsic and indispensable element of knowledge systems. The authors address the concept of heterogeneity in a multi-disciplinary fashion, including perspectives from evolutionary economics and innovation system studies, and relate this approach to existing theories in a broad range of fields. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  9. Creating Wealth from Knowledge

    Creating Wealth from Knowledge

    Edited by John Bessant, Tim Venables
    This book illustrates that, although innovation has always mattered in economic development, simply increasing expenditure in creating knowledge may not be the answer: we need to look at the whole system through which such knowledge translates to value creation. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  10. Small Country Innovation Systems

    Small Country Innovation Systems

    Edited by Charles Edquist, Leif Hommen
    This major book presents case studies of ten small country national systems of innovation (NSIs) in Europe and Asia, namely, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden and Taiwan. These cases have been carefully selected as examples of success within the context of globalization and as ‘new economies’ where competition is increasingly based on innovation. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 243.00   Web: $ 218.70
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  11. Understanding Technological Innovation

    Understanding Technological Innovation

    Patrice Flichy
    How do the social sciences address the question of innovation and the relationship between technology and use? This is the core point of this book which examines critically diverse works, in sociology, history, economics and anthropology, in order to formulate a new approach. This reflection is essentially of a general nature, though the cases used to illustrate the analysis are drawn primarily from the field of ICT. Patrice Flichy studies how the socio-technological actions of the different actors, particularly designers and users, are organized within the same frames of reference. He also introduces a new element into the model by demonstrating how time is involved in technological choices. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. 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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  13. Universities and Strategic Knowledge Creation

    Universities and Strategic Knowledge Creation

    Edited by Andrea Bonaccorsi, Cinzia Daraio
    Although the role of universities in the knowledge society is increasingly significant, there remains a severe lack of systematic quantitative evidence at the micro-level, with virtually all policy discussion based on country level statistics or case studies. This book redresses the balance by examining original data from universities in six European countries – Italy, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 208.00   Web: $ 187.20
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  14. Governing Transformative Technological Innovation

    Governing Transformative Technological Innovation

    Peter W.B. Phillips
    New technologies often appear to be beyond the control of any existing governing systems. This is especially true for transformative technologies such as information technologies, biotechnologies and nanotechnologies. Peter Phillips examines in this book the deep governing structures of transformative technology and innovation in an effort to identify which actors can be expected to act when, under what conditions and to what effect. He analyzes the life cycles of an array of examples where converging technologies have created transformations and supervisory challenges. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  15. The Learning Region

    The Learning Region

    Edited by Roel Rutten, Frans Boekema
    The aim of this book is to present a much-needed conceptualization of ‘the learning region’. The editors scrutinize key concepts and issues surrounding this phenomenon, which are then discussed in the context of recent literature. This unique conceptualization of the learning region presents a state of the art exploration of theories. Leading scholars from across Europe, the USA and South Africa draw upon various disciplines to explain how regional actors perform regional learning. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  16. High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

    High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

    Marina Yue Zhang, Mark Dodgson
    The option for consumers to make payments for services and products via mobile telephones has created a dynamic new industry. High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia illustrates how small, entrepreneurial firms in Asia have devised and produced innovations crucial for this industry’s development. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  17. Industrial Ecology and Spaces of Innovation

    Industrial Ecology and Spaces of Innovation

    Edited by Ken Green, Sally Randles
    This book explores the disciplinary interfaces and practical implications of working across the two disciplines of industrial ecology (IE) and innovation studies (IS). Both disciplines have something to say about instigating environmental improvement and more sustainable futures. IE is predicated on the idea that social and economic systems mirror, or should be made to mirror, natural ecological systems. Proponents of IE devise models and techniques to trace material and energy resource flows as they move through social and economic systems. They propose policy and management improvements to increase the resource efficiency of such systems. By contrast, IS researchers work with the idea that innovation is a dynamic activity, vital to social and economic change and is shaped by a range of actors in industry, in government and in households. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  18. National Innovation, Indicators and Policy

    National Innovation, Indicators and Policy

    Edited by Louise Earl, Fred Gault
    This book takes stock of what is known about the process of innovation and its effects, and the policy interventions that influence both. It provides insights into future research required to support evidence-based policy-making and makes clear the need to take a systems approach to the analysis of innovation, its outcomes and its impacts. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  19. Understanding the Dynamics of a Knowledge Economy

    Understanding the Dynamics of a Knowledge Economy

    Edited by Wilfred Dolfsma, Luc Soete
    The ‘knowledge economy’ is a concept commonly deemed too ambiguous and elusive to hold any significance in current economic debate. This valuable book seeks to refute that myth. Presenting an important collection of views, from a number of leading scholars, this innovative volume visibly demonstrates that knowledge and information are a prime resource in driving the dynamics of an economy. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. Technological Change and Economic Catch-up

    Technological Change and Economic Catch-up

    Edited by Grazia D. Santangelo
    This book tackles the issue of technological and economic catch-up by examining the role that public research institutions and local policy play in the promotion of this process by fostering local science–technology linkages with incoming foreign-owned multinationals. Although the book comprises various techno-socio-economic contexts and different methodological perspectives, the authors share the idea that public research, educational and political institutions provide capabilities in basic research and training of highly skilled labour, while private corporations establish networking connections with scientific and professional communities (and therefore access to knowledge and contacts) in other parts of the world. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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