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Universities, Public Research and Regional Innovation Output: An Empirical Study of 19 Technologies in Germany

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  • Thomas Brenner

    (Philipps-Universität Marburg)

  • Charlotte Schlump

    (Philipps-Universität Marburg)

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It has been repeatedly shown that universities and public research institutes contribute to local innovation generation and facilitation. The mechanisms behind this contribution are well discussed in the literature. However, detailed empirical examinations are missing. We analyse the impact of universities and public research on regional innovation output. Thereby we analyse separately 19 technologies and distinguish whether university education and public research are rather innovation generators or innovation facilitators. All analyses are conducted on German data.

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Paper provided by Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography in its series Working Papers on Innovation and Space with number 2013-03.

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Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 08 Feb 2013
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Handle: RePEc:pum:wpaper:2013-03

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Keywords: regional innovation systems; innovation output; university; public research;

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Cited by:
  1. Matthias Duschl & Thomas Brenner, 2013. "Growth dynamics in regional systems of technological activities – A SVAR approach," Working Papers on Innovation and Space 2013-12, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  2. Sidonia von Proff & Thomas Brenner, 2011. "The Dynamics of Inter-Regional Collaboration – An Analysis of Co-Patenting," Working Papers on Innovation and Space 2011-06, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.

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