Innovative Clusters [electronic resource]: Drivers of National Innovation Systems / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development [Browse]
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Book
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English
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Paris : OECD Publishing, 2001.
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1 online resource (421 p.)

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The growth potential of countries increasingly depends on the effectiveness of their innovation systems in creating, diffusing and using knowledge. A large share of market-based or informal knowledge flows occur within industrial clusters that can be seen as reduced-form innovation systems. Policies to stimulate innovation at national and local levels must both build on and contribute to the dynamics of innovative clusters. This book presents a series of papers written by policy makers and academic experts in the field, that demonstrate why and how this can be done in different national contexts.
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Contents
  • ""CONTENTS""; ""Chapter 1. In Pursuit of Innovative Clusters""; ""Part I. Learning from Experiences in Advanced Innovation Clusters""; ""Chapter 2. The ICT Cluster: The Engine of Knowledge-driven Growth in Finland""; ""Chapter 3. The Boundaryless Cluster: Information and Communications Technology in Ireland""; ""Chapter 4: The ICT Cluster in Denmark""; ""Chapter 5: Innovation Dynamics in the Spanish Telecommunication Cluster: Policy Implications""; ""Chapter 6. ICT Cluster Organisations in Flanders: Co-operation in Innovation in the New Networked Economy""
  • ""Chapter 7. Innovation in an Adolescent Cluster: The Dutch Multimedia Cluster""""Part II. Learning from Experiences in Mature Clusters""; ""Chapter 8. Innovation Styles in Agro-food Production in Norway""; ""Chapter 9. The Construction Cluster in Denmark""; ""Chapter 10. Innovation in the Dutch Construction Cluster""; ""Chapter 11. An Anatomy of the Swiss Construction Cluster""; ""Part III. Applied Analyses and Cluster-based Innovation""; ""Chapter 12. Identification of Techno-economic Clusters Using Input-output Data: Application to Flanders and Switzerland""
  • ""Chapter 13. Industrial Clusters in the Finnish Economy""""Chapter 14. Knowledge Transfer in Agglomerations: A Regional Approach to Japanese Manufacturing Clusters""; ""Chapter 15. Dynamics of Initial Cluster Formation: The Case of Multimedia and Cultural Content""; ""Chapter 16. Trade-flow-based Networks in the Finnish Economy: Heterogeneous Practices""; ""Part IV. Policies for Cluster-based Innovation""; ""Chapter 17. Clustering and Economic Complexity: Regional ICT Clusters in the United Kingdom""; ""Chapter 18. Danish Cluster Policy: Improving Specific Framework Conditions""
  • ""Chapter 19. Towards Second-Generation Cluster Policy: The Case of the Netherlands""""Chapter 20. The Cluster Approach in Finnish Technology Policy""; ""Chapter 21. Bridging Cluster Theory and Practice: Learning from the Cluster Policy Cycle""; ""Chapter 22. Creating and Sustaining Innovative Clusters: Towards a Synthesis""
ISBN
  • 1-280-03352-5
  • 9786610033522
  • 92-64-19338-3
OCLC
700683318
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