Meeting the Innovation Challenge
Edited by John Bessant and 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.
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- Creating Wealth from Knowledge Meeting the Innovation Challenge
- Chapter 1: Introduction
- Chapter 2: Science and Technology in the UK
- Chapter 3: How Open is Innovation?
- Chapter 4: Innovation Policy as Cargo Cult: Myth and Reality in Knowledge-led Productivity Growth
- Chapter 5: New Innovation Models and Australia’s Old Economy
- Chapter 6: Evolution of UK Government Support for Innovation
- Chapter 7: Entrepreneurship in the Knowledge Economy
- Chapter 8: Sustaining Breakthrough Innovation in Large Established Firms: Learning Traps and Counteracting Strategies
- Chapter 9: Search Strategies for Discontinuous Innovation
- Chapter 10: Accelerating Diffusion Amongst Slow Adopters
- Chapter 11: Understanding and Overcoming Resistance to Innovation
- Chapter 12: How Firms Source Knowledge from Universities: Partnering versus Contracting
- Chapter 13: What are the Factors that Drive the Engagement of Academic Researchers in Knowledge Transfer Activities? Some Reflections for Future Research
- Chapter 14: Exploring the Role of Geographic Proximity in Shaping University–Industry Interaction
- Chapter 15: Enhancing the Flow of Knowledge to Innovation: Challenges for University-based Knowledge Transfer Systems
- Chapter 16: Enabling Information Infrastructures and Technologies
- Chapter 17: Conclusion
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