Complementarita' innovative e tragedia degli anticommons. Il caso delle agrobiotecnologie
AbstractObiettivo di questo lavoro Š l'dentificazione di quei moduli (asset) della conoscenza che contribuiscono alla creazione ed alla valorizzazione delle innovazioni biotecnologiche in agricoltura (essenzialmente, varieta' GM). Uno dei principali caratteri di questi asset Š la loro spiccata complementarita' che puo' generare altrettanto rilevanti problemi di coordinamento. Mentre il coordinamento degli asset tipicamente proprietari puo' essere garantito da appropriate strategie industriali delle imprese agrobiotecnologiche nella loro gestione dei portafogli tecnologici, il coordinamento sia verticale che orizzontale che coinvolge asset tipicamente non appropriabili (quindi pubblici) puo' costituire un problema dominante nella definizione delle politiche di ricerca pubblica e della difesa proprieta' intellettuale. Il lavoro analizza quali combinazioni di queste politiche e delle strategie imprenditoriali possono essere messe in atto per la risoluzione dei problemi di coordinamento nel caso specifico del comparto agrobiotecnologico.
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agricultural biotechnology; intellectual property rights; knowledge assets;
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