Biotechnology and Innovation Systems

Biotechnology and Innovation Systems

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This book explores how policies targeting public research institutions, such as universities, contribute to the appropriation of biotechnology through national innovation systems. Around the world, biotechnology has become a driving force for dramatic change in systems and policies intended to spur innovation. The leading contributors expertly construct a detailed picture of policy approaches that support biotechnology and how such approaches work under different economic and social conditions. They also provide an insight into the role of universities in this process. Researchers, academics, students, policy advisors, decision-makers and other professionals involved, and working in, the fields of biotechnology, innovation systems, higher education and development will find this book an invaluable resource.Anda Adamsone-Fiskovica is a researcher and project manager at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies of the ... technology and innovation policy and management, information technology and electronics commerce for UNDP, ... He is involved in various teaching and consulting works. Dr Ca gained an engineering degree at Moscow Mining University (former Soviet Union), a Mastera#39;s at Lundanbsp;...

Title:Biotechnology and Innovation Systems
Author:B. G”ransson, C. M. Pælsson
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2011-01-01


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