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KNOWLEDGE INPUTS TO SCIENCE- AND DEVELOPMENT-BASED REGIMES: EVIDENCE FROM THE BEHAVIOUR OF RUSSIAN RTOs

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  • THOMAS WOLFGANG THURNER

    () (Higher School of Economics, National Research University, Moscow, Russian Federation)

  • STANISLAV ZAICHENKO

    (Higher School of Economics, National Research University, Moscow, Russian Federation)

Abstract

Little is known about how transfer processes are shaped by the underlying industry and its technical regimes. In our analysis, we differentiate between Science and Technology-modes of learning which incorporate the latest developments in research, and a more practice-oriented mode based on industry-specific knowledge. We test whether Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs), that provide technology transfer to firms, follow one or the other mode in correspondence to their customer's needs. Our analysis is based on 67 Russian RTOs transferring technology either to low-tech or high-tech manufacturing firms. For high-tech manufacturing, the use of patents and the intake of scientists are vital for successful technology transfer. Own basic research is positively correlated only with transfer to low-tech manufacturing.

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  • Thomas Wolfgang Thurner & Stanislav Zaichenko, 2015. "KNOWLEDGE INPUTS TO SCIENCE- AND DEVELOPMENT-BASED REGIMES: EVIDENCE FROM THE BEHAVIOUR OF RUSSIAN RTOs," International Journal of Innovation Management (ijim), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 19(01), pages 1-23.
  • Handle: RePEc:wsi:ijimxx:v:19:y:2015:i:01:n:s1363919615500036
    DOI: 10.1142/S1363919615500036
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    1. Vitaliy Roud & Thomas Wolfgang Thurner, 2018. "The Influence of State‐Ownership on Eco‐Innovations in Russian Manufacturing Firms," Journal of Industrial Ecology, Yale University, vol. 22(5), pages 1213-1227, October.
    2. Vitaliy Roud & Valeriya Vlasova, 2020. "Strategies of industry-science cooperation in the Russian manufacturing sector," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 45(3), pages 870-907, June.
    3. Thomas Wolfgang Thurner, 2017. "TRANSFER REVENUES OF RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATIONS (RTOs) IN TIMES OF ECONOMIC CRISIS," International Journal of Innovation Management (ijim), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 21(02), pages 1-24, February.
    4. K. Sivakumar & Subroto Roy, 2019. "Global new product development: moderating role of national culture on the link between buyer–seller interactions and innovation outcomes," AMS Review, Springer;Academy of Marketing Science, vol. 9(3), pages 205-229, December.
    5. Thomas Thurner & Mikhail Gershman & Vitaly Roud, 2015. "Partnerships as internationalization strategy: Russian entrepreneurs between local restrictions and global opportunities," Journal of International Entrepreneurship, Springer, vol. 13(2), pages 118-137, June.
    6. Stanislav Zaichenko, 2018. "The human resource dimension of science-based technology transfer: lessons from Russian RTOs and innovative enterprises," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 43(2), pages 368-388, April.

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