Search for dissertations about: "geography of innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words geography of innovation.

  1. 1. Sites and Modes of Knowledge Creation: On the Spatial Organization of Biotechnology Innovation

    Author : Jerker Moodysson; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; epistemic communities; biotechnology; communities of practice; geography; proximity; knowledge; localization; globalization; innovation systems; Innovation; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences;

    Abstract : The accelerated speed and intensity of global interconnections in all segments of society during the last couple of decades have had a profound impact on the workings of contemporary capitalism. Increased pressure is put on national and regional economies to continuously upgrade their competitive advantages, at the same time as new learning opportunities occur at a faster rate than ever. READ MORE

  2. 2. Institutions and the Geography of Innovation: A Regional Perspective

    Author : Elena Zukauskaite; CIRCLE; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic Geography; Innovation; Innovation System; Institutions; Knowledge base; Region; Scania; Sweden;

    Abstract : Economic geographers have long been intrigued by the role of institutions in innovation processes. It has been argued that differences in institutions are among the factors explaining the uneven innovative capacity across and within countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geographies of the Japanese Cultural Economy : Innovation and Creative Consumption

    Author : Jakob Nobuoka; Dominic Power; Anders Malmberg; Mark Lorenzen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Japan; Cultural Economy; Innovation; Consumption; Manga; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : What is the role of the consumer in the contemporary cultural economy? Where are culturaleconomy innovations and competitiveness created? This thesis aims to provide tentativeanswers to these questions by focusing on some illustrative examples from the Japanesecultural economy. However, rather than primarily describing firm strategies or industrialdynamics, emphasis is put on the places and practices of users. READ MORE

  4. 4. The changing geography of innovation : Chinese and Indian regions and the global flows of innovation

    Author : Monica Plechero; CIRCLE; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic geography; globalization of innovation; regional innovation system; firm capabilities; Pune; India; Beijing; China;

    Abstract : Despite the recent theoretical and empirical advancements in the geography of innovation literature regarding the role that global sources of knowledge may have for regional growth and development, research in this field remains focused on successful regions and clusters in developed countries. Hitherto there has been limited research on the role of regions located in developing countries and the different types of global flows of innovation that link firms located in those regions with the rest of the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Knowledge Bases and the Geography of Innovation

    Author : Roman Martin; CIRCLE; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; regional innovation systems; learning regions; differentiated knowledge bases; knowledge networks; social network analysis; Scania; Sweden;

    Abstract : Despite the ongoing globalisation of economic activities, innovation does not take place randomly distributed over space, but concentrates in certain locations. A central argument to explain the spatial concentration of innovation activities lies in the ability of geographical proximity to facilitate interactive learning and knowledge exchange, which in turn is seen as an important driver for regional growth and prosperity. READ MORE