Innogen · News · October 24, 2005

Open University Workshop: 795

The Open University's centre on Innovation, Knowledge and Development (IKD) hosts workshop on 27 October


The Open University's centre for Innovation, Knowledge and Development (IKD) hosts a workshop:In the right place, at the right time? Globalisation, location and the frowth of technology based firms


To be held in the Library Research Seminar RoomThursday October 27th, 11am - 3pm


Programme


Professor Phil Cooke, University of Wales, Cardiff'R&D Outsourcing: Reflections on the Globalising Knowledge Community'


Professor Jorge NoisiUniversity of Quebec at Montreal'The growth of Biotehcnology Firms: a comparative analysis of Canada, the UK and USA'


Martha PrevezerQueen Mary and Westfield, London'Policy induced Clusters: the genesis of biotechnology clustering on the East coast of China'


Alesssandro RosielloESRC Innogen Centre, University of Edinburgh'The Co-evolution of technology, industry and public policy: Scotland, Sweden and Denmark'


About IKD


IKD, an interdisciplinary research centre, has been established by the Open University to build upon the OU's internationally recognised excellence in the areas of biotechnology, innovation and development; innovation and industry dynamics;knowledge management;entrepreneurship;social learning and public action; and design innovation.


For more information and/or to join the mailing list contact Marlene Gordon, IKD Director, Prof. M Mazzucato or Prof J chataway.