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The Creation of Local Innovation Systems in Emerging Countries

The Role of Governments, Firms and Universities

  • Analyses innovation systems adopting a dynamic approach

  • Highlights the role of Governments, firms, universities in driving the development of local innovation systems

  • Presents detailed case studies about the implementation of development strategies in different emerging countries

Book

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Regional Science book series (BRIEFSREGION)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Marco Ferretti, Adele Parmentola
    Pages 1-6
  3. Marco Ferretti, Adele Parmentola
    Pages 7-36
  4. Marco Ferretti, Adele Parmentola
    Pages 37-60
  5. Marco Ferretti, Adele Parmentola
    Pages 61-89
  6. Marco Ferretti, Adele Parmentola
    Pages 91-114
  7. Marco Ferretti, Adele Parmentola
    Pages 115-119

About this book

Introduction

This book deals with the creation of local innovation systems (LIS) in emerging countries. The authors analyze the role of the government, firms and research centers in the formation of LIS. Special attention is paid to the manner in which different leading actors implement their LIS development strategies. The book presents detailed case studies on different strategies used to implement LIS in Singapore, Dubai, Taiwan and Iran.

Keywords

Emerging Countries Government Policies Large Companies Local Innovation Systems Technology Management Technology Policy

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Studi Aziendali e QuantitativiUniversità degli Studi di Napoli ParthenopeNaplesItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Studi Aziendali e QuantitativiUniversità degli Studi di Napoli ParthenopeNaplesItaly

About the authors

Marco Ferretti is an Associate Professor at the University of Napoli Parthenope where he teaches management and management of innovation. He received his PhD in Engineering at the University of Padova and worked as a Visiting Scholar at Sloan School of Management of MIT in the area of management of technology. He is coordinator of many research projects financed by Italian Ministry of University and by Campania Region aimed at developing local innovation systems in weak regions such as Southern Italy. He has been a consultant for the United Nations Industrial Organization (UNIDO) for many years on the topics of international technology transfer and local innovation systems development in emerging countries.

Adele Parmentola is an Assistant Professor at University of Napoli Parthenope where she teaches Management and Innovation Management. She also teaches International Management and International Marketing at LUISS Guido Carli (Rome). She received her PhD in Management from the University of Napoli Parthenope. As a Visiting Scholar at Wharton Business School, she studied the internationalization process of Chinese multinationals in Western countries. She collaborates in many research projects on the topic of innovation and internationalization. In particular, she works in a research project financed by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research and by Campania Region that is aimed at developing local innovation systems in weak regions such as Southern Italy.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Creation of Local Innovation Systems in Emerging Countries
  • Book Subtitle The Role of Governments, Firms and Universities
  • Authors Marco Ferretti
    Adele Parmentola
  • Series Title SpringerBriefs in Regional Science
  • Series Abbreviated Title SpringerBriefs Regional Sci.
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10440-9
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-10439-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-10440-9
  • Series ISSN 2192-0427
  • Series E-ISSN 2192-0435
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VI, 119
  • Number of Illustrations 10 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Regional/Spatial Science
    R & D/Technology Policy
    Innovation/Technology Management
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