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La Restructuration D'Une Ancienne Ville Fermée En Russie : La Création De Pme Autour De L'Institut Vector A Koltsovo

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  • Marie-Laure COUDERC

    (CERNA, ENSMP, Paris)

  • Vittorio FRANCESCHI

    (GHEA, Milan)

Abstract

This paper deals with the conversion of the former soviet scientific military system based on a case study of a scientific complex in the Ural devoted to research related to biological war. First, the paper attempts to describe the complex and its organization. In a second step, it presents the transformations that have occurred since the end of the cold war and the decline of the military activity, notably the reconversion of some activities and the privatization of others. From the many assets of the complex, several new ventures have been created, some of them building on the scientific and technological capacities, the so called sputnik enterprises, others of a more traditional type.

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  • Marie-Laure COUDERC & Vittorio FRANCESCHI, 2003. "La Restructuration D'Une Ancienne Ville Fermée En Russie : La Création De Pme Autour De L'Institut Vector A Koltsovo," Region et Developpement, Region et Developpement, LEAD, Universite du Sud - Toulon Var, vol. 18, pages 74-85.
  • Handle: RePEc:tou:journl:v:18:y:2003:p:74-85
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    Keywords

    TRANSITION; RECONVERSION DU COMPLEXE MILITAIRE; ENTREPRISES DE HAUTE TECHNOLOGIE; ESSAIMAGE;

    JEL classification:

    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
    • O52 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Europe
    • P27 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Performance and Prospects
    • P31 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions - - - Socialist Enterprises and Their Transitions

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