Changes in Innovation

Towards an Improved Understanding of Economic Renewal

Editors: Saarinen, J., Rilla, N. (Eds.)

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This book is a collection of articles all contributing to the theme of changes in innovation and innovation processes, and aims to create new knowledge about crucial issues in the Finnish and global innovation environment which forms critical intelligence in innovation strategies for firms and decision makers.

About the authors

JUHA OKSANEN is a research scientist and the team leader of the VTT 'Innovation Policy Research and Impact Assessment of R&D' unit PEKKA PESONEN is a research scientist at VTT within the 'Innovation and Industrial Renewal' research team. His research interests pertain to various aspects of the innovations themselves, and to the link between innovation, technological development, and the competitiveness of firms and industries. His research has been mainly focusing on innovation in and dynamics of forest sector, and on innovation management issues, as well as managing SFINNO, the Finnish innovation-based database ROBERT VAN DER HAVE is employed a as research scientist at VTT within the team 'Innovation and Industrial Renewal'. His expertise mainly lay in economic-geography issues such as agglomeration externalities, industry clusters, and the measurement and analysis of spatial phenomena, especially innovative activity. His research interests include inter-organizational knowledge creation in innovation, spatial evolution of industry and innovative activity, the interplay of regional environments and organizational dynamics, dynamics of entrepreneurship, as well innovation in services

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Changes in Innovation

    Saarinen, Jani (et al.)

    Pages 3-7

  • Innovation as Objective: The SFINNO Approach

    Have, Robert (et al.)

    Pages 9-19

  • Professionalization of Research and Development Activities in Finnish Companies before the 1970s

    Saarinen, Jani

    Pages 23-47

  • The Existence and Nature of Innovation in Mature Industry: Case Study — Finnish Forest Industry

    Pesonen, Pekka

    Pages 49-68

  • Are There Failing Innovations? In Search of Understanding of Failure in Innovation Activities

    Rilla, Nina (et al.)

    Pages 69-89

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Changes in Innovation
Book Subtitle
Towards an Improved Understanding of Economic Renewal
Editors
  • J. Saarinen
  • N. Rilla
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24862-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230248625
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57744-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36717-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 241
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