Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

Regional Innovation Policies In The United Kingdom: The New Industry-Heis Relationship And The Role Of Science Parks

Contents:

Author Info

  • Salvador, Elisa

Abstract

This paper aims at examining regional innovation policies at present in place in the United Kingdom, with particular attention to the new Industry-Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) relationship and the role played by science parks. After a thorough description of the governance structure of innovation policies in the UK, it follows a brief analysis of the Industry-HEIs relationship after the implementation of the new science framework 2004-2014, and the main instruments available. Then I investigate English science parks as pivotal innovation infrastructures for Academic-Industry networks for innovation. In the latest years, the government has increased its support for enterprise associated with science parks, but there are some criticism and doubt persists on their effective work. Results highlight that there is significant potential for the UK science parks to play a bigger, more enhanced role in the UK knowledge economy in the future, and in supporting the delivery of the innovation agenda. In this context, emphasising innovation and creativity, universities and science parks have a key role to play and results highlight that this new policy is already beginning to produce results.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: http://www.usc.es/econo/RGE/Vol17_1/ingles/art6i.pdf
Download Restriction: no

Bibliographic Info

Article provided by University of Santiago de Compostela. Faculty of Economics and Business. in its journal Revista Galega de Economía.

Volume (Year): 17 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages:

as in new window
Handle: RePEc:sdo:regaec:v:17:y:2008:i:1_6

Contact details of provider:
Postal: Avda Xoan XXIII S/N, 15704 Santiago de Compostela
Web page: http://www.usc.es/econo/RGE/benvidag.htm
More information through EDIRC

Related research

Keywords: Innovation / R&D / Regional innovation policy / Technology transfer / Science parks policy;

References

References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
as in new window
  1. James Curran & David J Storey, 2002. "Small business policy in the United Kingdom: the inheritance of the Small Business Service and implications for its future effectiveness," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 20(2), pages 163-177, April.
  2. Colin Wren, 2001. "The industrial policy of competitiveness: A review of recent developments in the UK," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(9), pages 847-860.
  3. Etzkowitz, Henry & Leydesdorff, Loet, 2000. "The dynamics of innovation: from National Systems and "Mode 2" to a Triple Helix of university-industry-government relations," Research Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 29(2), pages 109-123, February.
Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

Citations

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:sdo:regaec:v:17:y:2008:i:1_6. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Ana Iglesias Casal).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.