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From Royal Academy of Science to Reserach Institute of Society - long term policy convergence of Swedish Knowledge intermediaries

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  • Kaiserfeld, Thomas

    () (CESIS - Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies, Royal Institute of Technology)

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In this paper, the formation of intermediary organizations of knowledge transfer in Sweden during the Cold War will be described and analysed. Here, intermediary organizations of knowledge transfer are defined as organizations aiming to transfer knowledge between knowledge producers and potential knowledge users (knowledge intermediaries for short). In theory, such organizations supply a platform for interaction between economic and academic life with problem-solving potential as well as development capability for the former and research opportunities for the latter.

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  • Kaiserfeld, Thomas, 2008. "From Royal Academy of Science to Reserach Institute of Society - long term policy convergence of Swedish Knowledge intermediaries," Working Paper Series in Economics and Institutions of Innovation 121, Royal Institute of Technology, CESIS - Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies.
  • Handle: RePEc:hhs:cesisp:0121
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    knowledge intermediaries; policy convergence; innovation systems; system evolution;

    JEL classification:

    • N00 - Economic History - - General - - - General
    • O25 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Industrial Policy
    • O30 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General

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