Entrepreneurial Engines of Economic Growth around the World
Edited by Jerome S. Engel
In the geography of the global economy, there are known ‘hot spots’ where new technologies germinate at an astounding rate and pools of capital, expertise and talent foster the development of new industries and new ways of doing business. These clusters of innovation are significant drivers of value creation and function as models for economic expansion in both developed and developing countries. This book explores the key attributes of these innovation hubs using case studies from around the world.
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- Global Clusters of Innovation
- Chapter 1: What are Clusters of Innovation, how do they operate and why are they important?
- Chapter 2: USA: Silicon Valley, the archetypal Cluster of Innovation
- Chapter 3: Germany: high-tech region Munich generating the next wave of scalable startups
- Chapter 4: Belgium: building a digital Cluster of Innovation in the heart of Europe
- Chapter 5: Spain: creating ecologies of innovation in cities – the case of 22@Barcelona
- Chapter 6: United Kingdom: London’s tech startup boom
- Chapter 7: Israel: the technology industry as an economic growth engine creating a nationwide Cluster of Innovation
- Chapter 8: Japan: the university as a driver for innovation in response to two decades of economic depression
- Chapter 9: Taiwan: linkage-based Clusters of Innovation – the case of Taiwan’s IT industry
- Chapter 10: China: emergence of an entrepreneurial economy in an uncertain environment
- Chapter 11: Colombia and Mexico: innovation and entrepreneurship as a new paradigm for regional development in Latin America
- Chapter 12: Brazil: good governance in the tropics–the rise of the Porto Digital Cluster of Innovation
- Chapter 13: Intel Corporation: the role of a global enterprise in supporting regional entrepreneurship and innovation clusters
- Chapter 14: NCIIA: students as the vanguard in a geographically dispersed approach to stimulating science and technology innovation
- Chapter 15: Clusters of Innovation: final thoughts
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