The organisation of economic innovation in Europe / edited by Alfonso Gambardella and Franco Malerba.

  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 1999
Physical description
x, 396 p. ; 24 cm.
  • 0521643031 (m)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Incomplete contents Introduction: the organization of innovative activity in Europe: towards a conceptual framework A. Gambardella and F. Malerba; Part I. Patterns of Innovative Activity: 2. The co-evolution of technological knowledge and corporate organizations G. Dosi and L. Marengo; 3. Large firms in Europe's innovative activities K. Pavitt and P. Patel; 4. Technological entry and diversification in Europe, the United States and Japan F. Malerba and L. Orsenigo; 5. Spatial patterns of innovation: evidence from patent data S. Breschi; 6. Innovation and the size of industrial clusters in Europe P. Swann; 7. 'Convergence' and corporate change in the electronics industry N. Von Tunzelmann; 8. The dynamics of localised technology changes: the role of demand-pull in a skill intensive industry; The case of the Italian mechanical industry C. Antonelli and M. Calderini; 9. Interfirms collaborations and research networks P. Llerena and M. Matt; 10. Cooperative learning and the evolution of inter-firm agreements in the European electronics industry A. Bureth, S. Wolff and A. Zanfei; 11. Firm specialisation and growth: a study of the European software industry S. Torrisi; 12. European biotechnology: leaning and catching up M. Sharp and J. Senker; 13. The research network and the new economics of science: from metaphors to organizational behaviours P. David, D. Foray and E. Steinmueller; 14. The dynamics of research networks in Europe W. Garcia-Fontes and A. Geuna; 15. Patterns of university research in Europe A. Geuna.
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  • The structures and dynamics of technological innovation in Europe are analysed here, placing theoretical advances alongside empirical research relating to the interaction between the industrial structures of individual nations and the EU.

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