Biotechnology and Innovation Systems: The Role of Public Policy

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Bo Göransson, Carl Magnus Pålsson
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2011 - Science - 424 pages
This book explores how policies targeting public research institutions, such as universities, contribute to the appropriation of biotechnology through national innovation systems.
 

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Contents

1 Strategies for appropriation of biotechnology
1
PART I Latin America
11
university local firms and transnational corporations
13
3 Linkages between bioinnovation knowledge production and policy in Uruguay
58
a look at progress and challenges
80
PART II Africa
109
5 The role of product development partnership for the appropriation of knowledge and innovation in biotechnology in Tanzania
111
present situation and future trends
139
PART IV Europe
205
background information on biotechnology industry characteristics and policy environment in Denmark Germany Latvia Russia and Sweden
207
10 Biotechnology in Denmark and Sweden
245
from historical legacies to contemporary challenges in Latvia
277
12 Biotechnology in Germany
315
national policy and development priorities in Russia
333
PART V Implications for public policy and industry development
365
14 Implications for public policy and industry development
367

PART III Asia
157
the case of biotechnology transfer in Vietnam
159
background and case study
180

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