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Enabling Virtual Organizations in a Technological District

  • Antonio P. Volpentesta
  • Salvatore Ammirato
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 243)

Abstract

A Technological District (TD) is a form of Collaborative Network in a limited geographical area, where a variety of economic entities (enterprises, research centres, public administrations) are involved in high-intensive research activities and distributed scientific-technological processes, including knowledge sharing and technological innovation.In this paper, we hypothesize a TD scenario where a Virtual Breeding Environment (VBE) defines main working and sharing principles in order to enable collaboration between its members. One important goal is that of increasing chances and preparedness of TD members in the constitution of Virtual Organizations (VOs). We introduce a VBE organisational framework for a TD and we propose an approach to identify configurations of a VO addressed to cany out an innovation project.

Keywords

Virtual Organization Collaborative Network Economic Entity Potential Collaborator Negotiation Phase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio P. Volpentesta
    • 1
  • Salvatore Ammirato
    • 1
  1. 1.Università della CalabriaItaly

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