Search for dissertations about: "regional innovation system"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words regional innovation system.

  1. 1. (Re-)shaping regional economies : Regional innovation system dynamics and new industrial path development

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Johan Miörner; [2019-12-17]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; new path development; industrial change; regional innovation systems; reconfiguration; innovation policy; Structural change; agency; institutions; digital games; Automotive; IT; Scania; West Sweden; economic geography; new path development; industrial change; regional innovation system; reconfiguration; innovation policy; structural change; agency; institutions; digital games; automotive; IT; Scania; West Sweden;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the complexities of regional economic restructuring. It casts a light on how regional environments are ‘reconfigured’ in relation to the transformation of existing regional industries and the development of new ones. READ MORE

  2. 2. Innovation for tackling grand challenges : Cleantech industry dynamics and regional context

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Hanna Martin; [2016-11-02]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; regional innovation systems; regional innovation policy; regional path development; innovation system failures; socio-technical transitions; grand challenges; cleantech; Transformative change; Sweden;

    Abstract : Grand challenges such as climate change put focus away from innovations and innovation policy as engines of economic growth towards fulfilling societal goals and sighting sustainable development. The literature on the geography of innovation has provided valuable insights on innovation activities of firms and industries and how they are positively influenced by co-location. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Elena Zukauskaite; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. Innovation Processes and Environmental Planning Science and Technology Policies in a Regional Context

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Katarina Larsen; Folke Snickars; Andrew Stirling; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Innovation; environmental planning; science and technology parks; strategic environmental research; environmental procurement; futures studies; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The understanding of environmental change and how it is influenced by innovation processes and advances in science and technology is multifaceted given the inherent uncertainty of the pace and direction of technology change, but also given the limits to anticipate future environmental effects of new technology.The doctoral thesis is organised in two parts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Innovation in an urban context

    University dissertation from Heidi Wiig Aslesen/Lunds universitets geografiska institution

    Author : Heidi Wiig Aslesen; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Regional innovation systems; Social geography; Social sciences; Head-office-corporate-service complex; KIBS-client interaction; KIBS; Urban agglomerations; Innovation activity; Socialgeografi; Samhällsvetenskaper;

    Abstract : The dissertation is based on a collection of papers addressing different aspects of regional innovation systems in an urban context. The overall aim is to find explanatory factors behind the workings of regional innovation systems in urban agglomerations by looking at the innovation dynamics and innovation outcomes of the Oslo region, and secondly, by analysing how two diverse subsets of economic activity in the Oslo region (and other urban agglomerations) are able to exploit a regional innovation system (clustered manufacturing SME's and Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS). READ MORE