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Path dependency and place based innovation
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As industry-university collaborations are promoted to commercialize university research and foster economic growth, it is important to understand how companies benefit from these collaborations, and to ensure that resulting academic discoveries are developed for the benefit of all stakeholders: companies, universities and public. Lock up of inventi...
This paper explores the role of absorptive capacity in determining innovation capabilities at two levels. First, it seeks to examine the concept of absorptive capacity at the firm-level by highlighting the dynamic nature of the concept in relation to the university-business dyad of the triple helix model. Second, it examines the role of absorptive...
The commercialization of technologies arising from university research depends on the ability of technology managers to find and contract with appropriate development partners. Substantial investment is required to bring new health-science technologies to market, and when such technologies appear to have limited commercial markets it can be difficu...
Housing should be a key element underpinning urban regeneration to ensure long‐term sustainability. Two issues facing urban areas stand out as we reach the millennium— these are urban competitiveness and the negative effect of large numbers of urban residents who are economically and socially excluded. This article argues that a more strategic appr...
This paper uses the Scottish School Leavers' Survey series to estimate the net effects of parental education and parental social class, first, on a child's attainment of qualifications for entry to higher education and, second, on the chances of entry to higher education conditional on qualifying. Attention is given both to the university sector an...