Transition in Japan's biotechnology sector: Institutional organizational co-evolution

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Research and technological standards vary from nation to nation. The creating, diffusing, and leveraging of intellectual capital is closely linked to a nation's innovation system and the capabilities of organizations (such as universities, governments, research institutes, and ventures) within the system (Freeman, 1987; Hollingsworth, 1996; Lundvall, 1992; Nelson, 1993; Casper et al., 1999). Because each system is deeply rooted in its own historical and social patterns (Freeman, 1987; Lundvall, 1992), changing one is obviously not easy. However, a radical technological breakthrough may trigger change in the whole innovation system

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStruggles for Survival
Subtitle of host publicationInstitutional and Organizational Changes in Japan's High-Tech Industries
PublisherSpringer Japan
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)4431288740, 9784431288749
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)


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