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Learning Through Inter-Organisational Interactions: Public Research Institutes in the Nigerian Biopharmaceutical System of Innovation

Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, B and Gehl Sampath, Padmashree (2007). Learning Through Inter-Organisational Interactions: Public Research Institutes in the Nigerian Biopharmaceutical System of Innovation. The European Journal of Development Research, 19(1) pp. 174–193.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09578810601144483
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Abstract

Using field-level data collected in Nigeria in 2003-04, this paper examines the possibilities for learning through inter-organisational interactions in biotechnological systems of innovation, using public research institutes as an example. The paper considers interactions to be all forms of formal and informal linkages and contacts between various agents in the system of innovation, such as firms, universities, traditional medicine practitioners, hospitals and other external agencies. Using results obtained in the survey and the experiences of other countries that have succeeded in developing biotechnological capacity, critical interactions and scope for policy interventions are discussed.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0957-8811
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Item ID: 11316
Depositing User: Users 4181 not found.
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2008 16:32
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:10
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/11316
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