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Bioeconomy and the global economy: industrial policies and bio-innovation

Wield, David (2013). Bioeconomy and the global economy: industrial policies and bio-innovation. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 25(10) pp. 1209–1221.

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The last decades have witnessed major growth in the bioeconomy. Emergence of the bioeconomy as a broad, creative and rapidly expanding part of the global economy coincides with the maturation of the established drug discovery system. This paper presents research evidence focused on the relationships between changes in the bioeconomy and changes in the global economy. It argues that new forms of governance and regulation are key to strengthen industrial policies needed for emerging and developing countries to take account of the complex interactions in life science innovation between technology, markets, regulation and civil society, which could significantly impact on global distribution of the industry.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2013 Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1465-3990
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
InnogenRES-145-28-0002ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council)
Keywords: bioeconomy; global economy; pharmaceuticals; innovation; global health
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Development
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Institute for Innovation Generation in the Life Sciences (Innogen)
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Item ID: 38617
Depositing User: Farah Huzair
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2013 15:51
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2019 13:22
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