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Workshop on Clusters and Innovation Processes in Genomics

April 1 2005

Venue: Old College

Workshop on Clusters and Innovation Processes in Genomics INNOGEN held a joint "work in progress" workshop with our sister centre CESAgen (the ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics) in Edinburgh on 1 April 2004. The event gave researchers from the two Centres an opportunity to discuss their work with an audience of colleagues and graduate students from Edinburgh as well as guests from BIA (Scotland), the commercial biotechnology sector and Oxford Brookes, Glasgow Caledonian, and the Open University. The programme included the following contributions:

  • Collaborative Partnerships and Knowledge Spillover in the Biotechnology Drug Discovery Sector (David Knight, Cesagen)

  • Globalisation of Biosciences: Knowledge Capabilities & Economic Geography (Phil Cooke, Cesagen/Centre for Advanced Studies, Cardiff University)

  • Agglomeration and Growth: A Study of the Cambridge Hi-tech Cluster (Suma Athreye, Open University)

  • At the Interfaces of Governance and Competence Theories of the Firm: An Empirical Model (Alessandro Rosiello, Innogen)

  • The Impact of Life Science-based Innovation on the Pharmaceutical Sector (James Mittra, Innogen),1374,en.t4.html