The energy sector enables us to do business, manufacture products as well as enjoy a better quality of life. However, our current energy system depends heavily on fossil fuels. Currently 85 % of the world energy consumption stems from fossil fuel sources, which bring two main challenges: the limitation...
Content: Mission vs. Diffusion; Classification; Classification matrix by Cantner & Pyka (2001); Classification matrix for 1996; Results; Stages of research and innovation policy; New mission orientation
Content: Funding tournaments; Examples; Similarities and differences between BioRegio and InnoRegio; Advantages of funding tournaments; Disadvantages of funding tournaments; Overview of innovation policy instruments
Content: Universities and public research; Regional innovation system; Universities and public research in RIS; Patent network Dresden 1995-2001; Patent network Halle 1995-2001; Component distribution over time; Explaining actor centrality; Results
Content: Patent system; Appropriability mechanisms; Reasons not to patent; Four hypotheses; Explanation of the patent surge; Reasons to patent product innovations; Legal aspects of patenting; TRIPS; Design of the patent system; Patent scope; Conclusion
Content: Definitions; Stylized innovation system; Innovation systems on various levels; Functions of innovation systems; Potential problems within innovation systems; Different innovation system approaches
Content: External effects in the production of knowledge - spillover-effects; External effects; Network effects; Indivisibilities and technical large risks; Uncertainty, risk aversion and information asymmetry; Private vs. social time preference
Content: Incentive based approach vs. knowledge based approach; Evolutionary research and technology policy; Generating technology variety - the experimental framework; Selection mechanisms; Evolutionary technology policy - conclusions
Content: Basic graph theoretic concepts; Incidence and adjacency matrices; 2-mode vs. 1-mode; Paths and walks; Length and distance; Components; Cutpoint and bridge; Characterizing Networks; Density and mean degree; Connectedness and average distance; Clustering coefficient; Centralization; Degree centrality;...