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Knowledge Frontiers: Public Sector Research and Industrial Innovation in Biotechnology, Engineering Ceramics, and Parallel Computing

Wendy Faulkner and Jacqueline Senker

Abstract

Fostering interaction between industry and academic and government laboratories is widely seen as an important means of facilitating growth and innovation in the technology-based industries. This book investigates the research links and knowledge flows between industrial and public sector research in three new and promising fields of advanced technology — biotechnology, engineering ceramics, and parallel computing. Differences between these fields suggest that policies to promote public-private research links should be more effectively targeted. Similarities highlight the general importance to ... More

Keywords: technology-based industry, industrial research, public sector research, biotechnology, engineering ceramics, parallel computing, public-private research, informal interaction, innovation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1995 Print ISBN-13: 9780198288336
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288336.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wendy Faulkner, author
University of Edinburgh

Jacqueline Senker, author
University of Sussex