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Can IP Foster Open Innovation in Hi-technology Firms? Dynamics of the Impact of IP on Alliance Intensity with Different Actors in the Open Innovation System

This PowerPoint presentation was presented at the INNO-GRIPS Early Career Researcher Workshop on Open Innovation and IPR, held at the University of Manchester 26-27 January 2009. Empirical evidence from a sample of technology-intensive firms in the five hi-technology sectors in Scotland provides dee...

By : Ujjual, Vandana - University of Sussex

From Conference Presentation , published on 03-02-2009

Revisiting Creativity Research: An Investigation of Contemporary Approaches.

In this study, contemporary creativity research was investigated by conducting an analysis of dissertation abstracts. Keywords relating to creativity were used to collect a sample from an online database. The abstracts were coded by discipline, research aspect (trait, process, or product), social le...

By : Cara H. Kahl
Liselotte Hermes da Fonseca
Erich H. Witte

From Journal, published on 30-01-2009

Managing the protection of innovations in knowledge-intensive business services

How do knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS) protect their inventions from imitation by rival firms when choosing among various protection mechanisms? Data from the 2003 Statistics Canada Innovation Survey on services are used to investigate this issue by looking into complementarities, subst...

By : Nabil Amara
Réjean Landry
Namatié Traoré

From Journal, published on 01-10-2008

Design Policy in the UK


By : Andrew Summers

From NA, published on 26-06-2008

Institutionalizing Innovation

Many of the case studies describing how established companies havecreated new growth businesses focus on a single success. The companiesthat get it right deserve respect and admiration. However, withinnovation, the challenge continues. Success requires the ability tochurn out successful growth busin...

By : Scott D. Anthony
Mark W. Johnson
Joseph V. Sinfield

From Journal, published on 29-05-2008

Epistemetrics: conceptual domain and metrics of knowledge management

By and large, the emerging field of knowledge management has mainly contained a variety of attempts to define the field, to explain its core components and to discuss its relevance and utility to organisations. Much of this literature is replete with normative narratives, albeit with some narrative ...

By : Eliezer Geisler
Nilmini Wickramasinghe

From Journal, published on 01-05-2008

Regional Dimensions of the Ageing Situation

The 2002 Second World Assembly on Ageing convened in Madrid, Spain, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of ageing in the twenty-first century adopted two innovative international policy documents: the Political Declaration and the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing. Five years lat...

By : UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs

From NA, published on 01-05-2008

Research on Innovation: A Review and Agenda for Marketing Science

Innovation is one of the most importantissues in business research today. It has been studied in manyindependent research traditions. Our understanding and study ofinnovation can benefit from an integrative review of these researchtraditions. In so doing, we identify 16 topics relevant to marketing...


From Journal, published on 29-04-2008

Ageing in Ageing Societies: Older People's Living Circumstances, Needs and Expectations


By : Heidrun Mollenkopf

From Conference Presentation , published on 26-04-2008

Europe must support 'creative economy'

In this interview for EurActiv, Ziga Turk, Slovenia's Minister for Growth states that the EU's 'Lisbon' goals of boosting R&D and scientific innovation are just "part of the story".Mr Turk believes the EU can make use of its global lead in fine arts to develop new products and services ahead of its...

By : Ziga Turk - Slovenia's Ministry for Growth (Slovenia)

From, published on 12-03-2008

A framework for NPD management: doing the right things, doing them right, and measuring the results

A company's overall new product performance depends on the followingelements: the New Product Development (NPD) process; the organisationof the NPD programme; the NPD strategy; culture and climate forinnovation; and senior management commitment to NPD. These elements areclosely aligned to the framew...

By : Allan M. Anderson

From Journal, published on 18-02-2008

Soft Innovation as Data-Driven Process Improvement Exploited via Integrated Hospital Information Systems

Soft innovations are regarded as insightful, useful ideas originating from stakeholders within the organization. This study takes a newa pproach to examining the origins of soft innovations within an opensystems environment from an organizational context perspective. Basedon a 30-month longitudinal ...

By : J. Ryan
B. Doster
S. Daily
M. Heslin

From Working Paper, published on 07-01-2008

United States Access Board. 2007 Annual Report

This document presents a summary of the US Access Board's 2007 activities. The U.S. Access Board is a leading resource on design that is accessible to people with disabilities. Through the development of guidelines and standards, the Board establishes what constitutes accessibility in the realms of ...

By : United States Access Board

From Public report, published on 01-01-2008

The British Design Industry Valuation Survey 2006 to 2007

The British Design Innovation valuation survey, now in its seventh year, is the only industry wide survey that focuses on th 'UK commercial design sector'.The survey uses a base of 4500 design firms. More than 1500, representing over a third of the sector, participated in the 2006/7 survey.The valua...

By : British Design Innovation

From Public report, published on 01-11-2007

Design Europe 2010

BEDA presented the following positioning document to President Barroso at the meeting in Lisbon on 08 October 2007.BEDA recommended the formation of a strong European mechanism to build Europe's design competence for the 21st Century as a complementary strategy for Europe's innovation performance. T...

By : Michael Thomson - Bureau of European Design Associations BEDA (Spain)

From Public report, published on 01-10-2007

Lessons from Europe. Report on the Design Council HEFCE Fact finding visit to the Netherlands, Denmark and Finland

The Cox Review of Creativity in Business, published in 2005, identified the need for the UK to exploit its creative capabilities more fully in order to respond to the growing threat from rapidly emerging economics.The review put forward several recommendations promoting multi-disciplinarity in highe...

By : Design Council (UK) and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)

From Public report, published on 10-09-2007

Hidden Innovation in the Creative Sectors

What is the nature of innovation in the creative sectors of the economy? This report presents results from a study aimed at addressing this question. Two sectors have been examined in particular – Product Design and Videogames Development.The study examines the two above-mentioned sectors in ...

By : Prof. Ian Miles - University of Manchester (United Kingdom)
Dr Lawrence Green - University of Manchester (United Kingdom)

From Public report, published on 01-09-2007

The UD Phenomenon in Japan: Product Innovation Through Universal Design

The uptake of Universal Design (UD) by manufacturing industries in Japan has been a recent and extensive phenomenon. The sector has identified the significant market opportunities brought about by the rapidly changing needs and lifestyle aspirations of its ageing society. In this review, the author ...

By : Alastair S. Macdonald

From Chapter in edited book, published on 24-08-2007

The Telecommunications Carriers' Dilemma: Innovation vs. Network Operation

As the telecommunications industry moves out of its traditionalmonopolistic environment to a highly competitive one, incumbent servicecarriers struggle with legacy networks, outdated regulations, andtechnology silos that don't easily integrate with each other.Additionally, many new equipment and sof...

By : T. Lechler
BJ. Taylor
B. Klingenberg

From Journal, published on 05-08-2007

Pushing the Boundaries of Design

Innovation often arises out of crossing disciplines and combining technologies. That's the focus of our look at ten cutting-edge designers.Inscouring the design scene for this year's 10 cutting-edge designers, the article passedover established product designers like Jonathan Ive and Ross Lovegrove...

By : Jessie Scanlon - Business Week (USA)

From Business Week, published on 12-07-2007

Beating the odds in the innovation arena: The role of market and technology signals classification and noise

Innovation is a risky business. Notwithstanding the attention in research on the determinants of innovation success, the estimates of the extremely high failure rates (ranging from 40% to 90%) have not come down. As a result, new approaches have to be found to address the issues that prevent organiz...

By : Mark A.A.M. Leendersa
Corné A.M. Voermans

From Journal, published on 01-05-2007

Design Victoria - Strengthening Victoria's design sector capability

This document presents the Victorian Government’s 'Design Victoria' initiative. Design Victoria is a comprehensive strategy to grow Victoria’s design sector, backed by a $15 million funding commitment over four years.The document presents the programmes forming to be developed under the ...

By : Victorian government - Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

From Public report, published on 01-05-2007

Marketing Metrics Innovation in field force bonuses: Enhancing motivation through a structured process-based approach

Field sales force bonuses can help to drive exceptional salesperformance through enhanced motivation and in so doing createcompetitive advantages for businesses. There are, however, severalpitfalls that must be avoided if a bonus scheme is to become whollysuccessful and have the desired motivational...

By : Roger Turner
Christophe Lasserre
Pascal Beauchet

From Journal, published on 01-03-2007

An Emerging Hotbed of User-Centered Innovation

A major auto company recently presented its "innovation road map" for the next ten years to a group of journalists and car enthusiasts. As the presentation progressed, it became increasingly clear that some members of the audience were restless. Finally, one listener stood up and said, "Many of us h...

By : Mr Eric von Hippel - MIT (USA)

From Harvard Business Review, published on 02-02-2007

Auswirkungen des demographischen Wandels auf die private Nachfrage nach Gütern und Dienstleistungen in Deutschland bis 2050 (Impact evaluation of demographic change on private demand for goods and services in Germany until 2050)

This report evaluates the future impacts of demographic change on private demand for goods and services in Germany: evolution of the consumption structure by groups of age, in time... Part A examines the evolution of the population and of households. Part B examines the evolution of consumption spen...

By : Hermann Buslei
Erika Schulz
Viktor Steiner

From Public report, published on 01-01-2007

DESIGN 2005 – The Industrial Design Technology Programme

This document is an evaluation of the Design 2005 programme, launched in the beginning of 2002 in support of design in Finland. The DESIGN 2005 programme ran until the end of 2005, although some enterprise projects still continued into 2006.This programme was established on the basis of a government...

By : TEKES Finland (although not mentioned on the document itself)

From Public report, published on 01-01-2007

Global Age-friendly Cities: A Guide

WHO regards active ageing as a lifelong process shaped by several factors that, alone and acting together, favour health, participation and security in older adult life. Informed by WHO’s approach to active ageing, the purpose of this Guide is to engage cities to become more age-friendly so as...

By : WHO

From Public report, published on 01-01-2007

The economical impact of design on companies in Flanders

In 2003 the impact of implementing design on business performance was first studied by Design Flanders. In this 2007 study, a new random sample of 500 managers was interviewed about their design implementation, their attitude towards design and its impact on business performance. Amongst them were 4...

By : Design Flanders & Zoeken naar Meer Compagnie

From Public report, published on 01-01-2007

Design in Innovation : Coming out from the Shadow of R&D : An analysis of the UK Innovation Survey of 2005

This paper is an analysis of the evidence provided by the UK Innovation Survey of 2005 concerning the role of design in the innovation activities of firms. The role of design has attracted increasing interest from policymakers in recent years, but its contribution to innovation is still largely ove...

By : Bruce Tether - University of Manchester (United Kingdom)

From Working Paper, published on 16-11-2006

Valuing Older People: strategy

The Mayor of London launched his older people strategy in London in September 2006 and to the European Parliament in Brussels in October 2006. The strategy sets out the Mayor’s vision of a London where older people have choice and control over their lives. The strategy received a considerable ...

By : The Mayor of London’s Older People Strategy Annual Report

From NA, published on 01-09-2006

Design as a force for development. An evaluation of the Swedish government's investment in design 2003-2005. A summary by SVID

In december 2002, SVID and Svensk Form, the Swedish Society of Crafts and Design, presented a proposal for a national programme on design, "Design as a force for development for businesses and public service", to the Ministry of Industry, Employment and Communications. The government’s investm...

By : Swedish Industrial Design Foundation (SVID)
On the basis of the official evaluation report by Ulla Johansson, School of Management and Economics, Växjö University

From Public report, published on 01-06-2006

Old Age, New Technology, and Future Innovations in Disease Management and Home Health Care

The nation's (USA) nearly 80 million baby boomers are about to enter their peak years of chronic disease and are set to become an unprecedented driver of health care costs. New technology, however, promises to enable a transformation in the delivery of care, putting patients at the center of care sy...

By : Joseph F. Coughlin, PhD; James E. Pope, MD; Ben R. Leedle, Jr.
"Home Health Care Management & Practice" April 2006 / Volume 18, Number 3
©2006 Sage Publications

From NA, published on 03-04-2006

Design in figures [in Flanders - Belgium]

Study commissioned by Design Flanders Scope of the study : design in Flanders, the figures? - Figures on Flemish design businesses - Figures on design related educations and professions - Figures on design and leisure time - Figures on design and Flemish popular media Conducted from December ...

By : Zoeken Naar Meer Compagnie (commissioned by Design Flanders)

From Public report, published on 01-01-2006

DESIGN Programme for small and medium-sized enterprises in support of design [Czech Republic]

Description of the DESIGN programme for SMEs in support of design in the Czech Republic. Programme offered by: Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT)Aid provider: Design Centre of the Czech Republic (DC CR)The Programme helps increase the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises by develo...

By : Czech Republic Ministry of Industry and Trade (?)

From Public report, published on 01-01-2006

Overcoming the Barriers and Seizing the Opportunities for Active Ageing Policies in Europe

The aim of the ActivAge project was to identify and analyse the socio-institutional, economic, political realities facing the implementation of active ageing policies in Europe. By analysing and comparing existing active ageing policy agendas in terms of their specific institutional environments and...

By : ACTIVAGE project (Project funded by the European Community under the HPSE programme ‘Improving the Socio-Economic Knowledge Base’ (1998-2002)

From Public report, published on 30-12-2005

Oslo Manual Guidelines for Collecting and Interpreting Innovation Data, 3rd Edition

The Oslo Manual is the foremost international source of guidelines for the collection and use of data on innovation activities in industry. This third edition has been updated to take account of the progress made in understanding the innovation process, the experience gained from the previous round ...


From Book, published on 08-11-2005

Cox Review of Creativity in Business: building on the UK's strengths

This review looks at how best to enhance UK business productivity by drawing on the country's world leading creative capabilities.Despite the success of the creative industries in the UK, there isevidence that businesses are not realizing the full potential of applying creativity more widely. In res...

By : Sir George Cox

From Public report, published on 01-11-2005

Draft National Design Policy - India

One of the primary objectives of industrial policy is to enhance the competitiveness of Indian industry. With a view to clearly identify the role that Designs could play in this process, a draft National Design Policy has been drawn up encompassing a multi-pronged strategy. This government document ...

By : Indian Government

From Public report, published on 05-10-2005

La accesibilidad universal en los municipios: guía para una política integral de promoción y gestión

A good share of the ideas and proposals developed in this document have been presented in the First National Accessibility Plan 2004-2012 (also referenced in this database). More specifically, they derive from this Plan's Strategy 13: "Enhancement of Territorial Planification for the promotion of ac...

By : Elisa Sala Mozos y Fernando Alonso López
Instituto Universitario de Estudios Europeos
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

From Public report, published on 01-09-2005

The Danish Design Industry - Annual Mapping 2005

Danish design activities are carried out by inahouse designers employed in manufacturing and service firms as well as by specialized design firms, i.e. the design industry.The current mapping focuses on the latter firms - employing, loosely estimated, half of all Danish designers, and defined stat...

By : Creative Industries Research at Copenhagen Business School

From Public report, published on 01-05-2005

Democratizing Innovation

In Democratizing Innovation, von Hippel looks closely at the emerging system of user-centered innovation. He explains why and when users find it profitable to develop new products and services for themselves, and why it often pays users to reveal their innovations freely for the use of all.The trend...

By : von Hippel, Eric. MIT Press, Cambridge, USA.

From Edited Book, published on 01-04-2005

Democratizing innovation: The evolving phenomenon of user innovation

Almost 30 years ago, researchers began a systematic study of innovation by end users and user firms. At that time, the phenomenon was generally regarded as a minor oddity. Today, it is clear that user-centered innovation is a very powerful and general phenomenon. It is rapidly growing due to continu...

By : Von Hippel, E.

From Journal, published on 31-03-2005

International evidence on design

This report for the DTI (Near Final) analyses the design Sector, the employment, the economic impact of design, design agencies/councils, education of 7 countries (UK, France, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, US, China) .It should be noticed that this study includes design professions (expertise in industr...

By : Margaret Bruce - Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester (United Kingdom)
Dr Lucy Daly - University of Manchester (United Kingdom)

From Working Paper, published on 01-01-2005

Report on the National Design Policy in Korea 2004

The Korea Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP), under the control of the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Energy, has operated a Working Group named ‘Design Industry Devlopment Planning Team’, which was formed in March 2004 with the purpose of successful and efficient implementation and...

By : KIDP Design Strategy Team

From Public report, published on 01-01-2005

Design for Latvia - Final Report

This report has been realised by Danish consultants, under the Latvian government's coordination. The goal of this report is to devise ways to improveand increase the use of professional design in Latvianbusiness and industry. The deeper goal is increasingLatvia's competitiveness by adding value to...

By : Project manager: Per Mollerup
Project team director: Jørn Bang Andersen
Coordinator: Ministry of Economy, Republic of

Other authors:
Jørgen Bruhn
Mads Nygaard Folkmann
Ken Friedman
Thomas Rasmussen
Emils Rode
Pete Avondoglio
Per Boelskifte
Per Butenschøn
Gøsta Knudsen

From Public report, published on 01-12-2004

Final report on the KISA and innovation healthcare study in Spain

The report is related to an OECD study about KISA and Innovation in some specific industries or sectors. The aim of the work is to analuse new health care management models for elderly and chronic patients (Home and mobile) using ICT. The focus has been centred on the knowledge intensive services ac...

By : Garcia-Santesmases G. & Monteagudo J.L.

From Public report, published on 01-12-2004

Situation Analysis - Ecodesign in the Czech Republic (knowledge and practical use at the company level)

The Situation Analysis Ecodesign in the Czech Republic was prepared within the framework of a pilot project “Transfer of knowledge in the field of Ecodesign”. This project is realised by partners from 6 EU countries (Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, the Netherlandsand Portugal...

By : Centre for Innovation and Development (CIR), Czech Republic

From Public report, published on 01-11-2004

Design issues in Europe today

Aimed at describing the design environment across Europe, it sets out a number of articles from key commentators on relevant issues for design in Europe. The intent is to give impetus to the debate about design's value to the European economy and to support the development of design policies for Eur...

By : Stephen Hitchins - Bureau of European Design Associations BEDA (Spain)

From Working Paper, published on 01-01-2004

Consumers as Co-developers: Learning and Innovation Outside the Firm

This study describes a process in which a firm relies on an external consumer community for innovation. While it has been recognized that users may sometimes innovate, little is known about what commercial firms can do to motivate and capture such innovations and their related benefits. We contribut...

By : Jeppensen, L.B and Molin, M.J.

From Working paper, published on 30-09-2003

Denmark in the Culture and Experience Economy - 5 new steps. The Danish Growth Strategy

The Danish government has noticed that the interaction between culture and the corporate sector has matured over time and that in recent years many artists and companies have come together to cooperate in the interfaces of the culture and experience economy. However, interaction between the arts and...

By : Danish Government

From Public report, published on 01-09-2003

Primero Plan Nacional de Accesibilidad 2004-2012 (First accessibility plan 2004-2012)

The national accesibility plan is a strategic framework for actions aiming at ensuring that environments, products and services created now are accessible to the largest possible number of persons, and that already existing elements are progressively adapted to this requirement. The plan relies on ...

By : Ministerio de Trabajo y Asuntos Sociales (Spanish Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs)
IMSERSO - Instituto de Mayores y Servicios Sociales (Institue for the Elderly and Social Services)

From Public report, published on 25-07-2003

The rise of the creative class: and how it is transforming work,

Florida, an academic whose field is regionaleconomic development, explains the rise of a new social class that he labelsthe creative class. Members include scientists, engineers, architects,educators, writers, artists, and entertainers. He defines this class as thosewhose economic function is to cre...

By : Florida, R.,

From Book, published on 31-12-2002

Equilibrium selection and public-good provision: The development of open-source software Oxford Review Of Economic Policy

Collective-action problems arise in a variety of situations. Open-source software is a recent and important example. Copyright restrictions on open-source projects stipulate that any user may modify the software so long as any resulting innovation is freely available to all. In economic parlance, th...

By : Myatt, D.P.
Wallace, C.

From Journal, published on 20-12-2002

Active Ageing - A policy framework

This paper targets government decision-makers at all levels, the nongovernmental sector and the private sector, all of whom are responsible for the formulation of policies and programmes on ageing. It approaches health from a broad perspective and acknowledges the fact that health can only be create...

By : © Copyright World Health Organization, 2002
This document is not a formal publication of the WHO, and all rights are reserved by the Organization. The paper may, however, be freely reviewed, abstracted, reproduced and
translated, in part or in whole, but not for sale nor for use in conjunction with commercial purposes.

From Public report, published on 01-06-2002

Co-operative Design — Perspectives on 20 years with ‘the Scandinavian IT Design Mode

The authors were all involved in the ‘seminal’ Utopia project, 1981-85, where Co-operative Design methodology, involving users very early in the design process, had an early development and application in the use of computers. One strong goal was to ‘give the end users a voice&rsqu...

By : Bødker, S., Ehn, P., Sjögren, D. and Sundblad, Y.

From Conference Paper, published on 31-10-2000

Product innovativeness from the firm’s perspective: Its dimensions and their relation with project selection and performance

There has recently been tremendous interest in product innovativeness. However, it seems that we need a better understanding of exactly what product innovativeness means. This article presents a conceptual framework to clarify its meaning. The framework first distinguishes customer and firm perspect...

By : Danneels, E and Kleinschmidt, E

From Working paper, published on 31-12-1998

The Shape of Things to Consume

This book is about a part of the innovation process — it focuses on the way inwhich the suppliers of new IT products incorporate knowledge of consumers intothe way they design products. We wanted to catch, as it were, producers in the actof making choices which presuppose knowledge of consu...

By : Cawson, A., Haddon, L., and Miles, I.

From Book, published on 30-12-1995

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