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New Technology-Based Firms in the 1990s
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New Technology-Based Firms in the 1990s

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Volume: 5

© 1998 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This book is the fifth in a growing series emanating from the international High Technology Small Firms Conference, The fifth Conference was held to honour Roy Rothwell's major contribution to the development of theory in the field of high-technology small firm research.

The theme of this Conference was policy, a topic with broad international appeal. Valuable contributions are made by authors from the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Italy, Spain and France.

 
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
R Oakey and W During
A Tribute to Roy Rothwell
 
PART TWO: ACADEMIC-INDUSTRY INTERACTION
R Downes and G Eadie
The Creation and Support of Academic Spin-Out Companies
V Chiesa and A Piccaluga
Transforming rather than Transferring Scientific and Technological Knowledge - The Contribution of Academic `Spin Out' Companies
The Italian Way  
D Jones-Evans et al
Bridging the Gap between University and Industry
A Study of the Industrial Liason Function in Sweden and Ireland  
G Intxaurburu and J Olaskoaga
University-Industry Relations - Some Organizational Issues
The Case of the Basque Country  
W During
Co-operation between Technology-Based Firms in Business and Science Parks
An Exploratory Study into the Situation in The Netherlands  
S Reid and E Garnsey
Incubation Policy and Resource Provision
Meeting the Needs of Young, Innovative Firms  
 
PART THREE: FINANCE
C Mason and R Harrison
Stimulating Investments by Business Angels in Technology-Based Ventures
The Potential of an Independent Techology Appraisal Service  
G Murray and R Marriot
Modelling the Economic Viability of an Early-Stage, Technology Focused, Venture Capital Fund
 
PART FOUR: ASPECTS OF THE INNOVATION ENVIRONMENT
R Lambert and J Barber
Technology Sources for SMEs
D J Bower, C Shaw and W Keogh
The Process of Small Firm Innovation in the UK Oil and Gas-Related Industry
Q Wang and N Von Tunzelmann
A Study of the R&D/Marketing Interface Using SAPPHO Methodology
P F Lelaurain and P X Meschi
Barriers to Imitation - Empirical Analysis of Young Innovative Enterprises in High Technology Industries
The French Perspective  
S Macdonald and B Lefang
Patents and Policy in the Innovation of Small and Medium Enterprises
Building on Rothwell  
 
PART FIVE: EXTERNAL AIDS TO INTERNAL HTSF INNOVATION
J Lowe and P Taylor
Technology Purchase and Technology Development in SMEs
Public Policy and Practical Problems  
E Luckwell and J Seaton
An Assessment of the `Investors in People' Standard for High Tech SMEs
S Cooper
Entrepreneurship and the Location of High Technology Small Firms
Implications for Regional Development  
D Charles
Regional Support Infrastructures for Small and Medium Sized Firms
An International Comparison of Regional Technology and Advisory Centres  
J Ryan and M Hepworth
The Building of a European Information Society and Its Impact on Small and Medium Enterprises' Growth

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ISBN: 9781853963872
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