Startup Europe has just launched a new website entirely dedicated to European tech startups with the mission of uniting their ecosystems. Startup Europe aims to strengthen the business environment for web and ICT entrepreneurs so that their ideas and business can start and grow in the EU.
The 2009 International Association of Science Parks (IASP) World Conference has been organized, from June 1st to June 4th, 2009, by the Research Triangle Park. The conference’s official theme was “Future Knowledge Ecosystems: The Opportunity for Science and Technology Parks, Places & Partners”
As more nations try to gain an edge in the next generation of knowledge industries, stunning new high-tech meccas are going up from Asia to Europe to Latin America, a building spree that hardly has been slowed by the recession. A latest special report from BusinessWeek magazine tracks science park trends by presenting a number of Mega Research Parks that are under development around the world.
A recent paper of Regional Studies “Revisiting the Silicon Island? The Geographically Varied ‘Strategic Coupling’ in the Development of High-technology Parks in Taiwan” explores the dynamics of three technology parks in Taiwan and their role
University Research Parks are emerging as strong sources of entrepreneurship, talent and economic competitiveness according to a new report, “Characteristics and Trends in North American Research Parks: 21st Century Directions”, prepared by Battelle’s Technology Partnership Practice (TPP) in partnership with the Association of University Research Parks (AURP).
In this paper, Bigliardi et al. attempt to address the very common problem of evaluating the performance of Science and Technology Parks as well as other technology transfer organisations. Their analyses points to the critical role of the specific context (environment) were the park is located and operates
Several recent studies have concluded that science parks tend to fail in attracting and developing high-tech companies and have therefore not fulfilled their expected role as catalysts of regional economic growth.
Based on two in-depth case studies of science parks in Denmark and the UK, this paper introduces