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This paper describes the results of a study investigating cross-border networking by enterprises in the border region of the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, the so-called Euregion Maas-Rhine. Special attention is given to knowledge transfer and sourcing of technology across borders. The study was undertaken in view of the completion of the Europe...
The 7th Framework Programme will be the most ambitious Programme to date, unprecedented in scope and scale, and signals a stronger role for European research. But, the new Framework Programme represents just a small part of total public spending on R&D in the EU, the bulk of which is carried out by the national and regional authorities. Clearly, on...
Analyzes the Regional Innovation and TechnologyTransfer Strategies and Infrastructures (RITTS) Programme financed by theEuropean Commission.RITTS was created to provide support, through accessto experienced community experts, to regional policymakers in the developmentof a regional innovation strategy. To begin, the history and a corresponding lite...
The globalisation of economic life has far-reaching implications for the position of regions in this new world order and hence for any regional development policy. Creating better competitive conditions in order to reduce regional disparities has become an essential element of the current regional development policy. Consequently, an innovation pol...
This paper describes the results of a study investigating cross‐border networking by enterprises in the border region where the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany meet, the so‐called Euregion Maas‐Rhine. The study was undertaken in view of the completion of the Single European Market in 1993, which was expected to induce enterprises to make more effe...
1. Objectives of the Paper This paper will describe a recent initiative of the European Commission called 'Trend Chart on Innovation in Europe'. Building upon the encouraging results of the pilot phase (1998-1999), 'Trend Chart on Innovation in Europe' was launched January 2000. T rend Chart intends to serve as an instrument for analysing innovatio...