Laura Bottazzi and Giovanni Peri estimated the effect of research externalities across space, in generating innovation. They used R&D and patent data for 68 European Regions from 1977 to 1995 and found that regional spillovers exist within a distance of 300 Km.
A set of interesting papers that were written with the contribution of different people and countries from the NATO alliance regarding the flow of information in the networked world. The papers were provided by The Information Management Committee (IMC) to support a Lecture Series presented on 8-10 September 2004 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The concept of technology platforms refers to a cooperative approach for the development and implementation of selected technologies. Key objective of TPs is uniting stakeholders around a common vision and approach for the development of the technologies concerned.
When the technology provides software tools such us the blog builders, that help and enhances the dissemination of information, everybody have to be very careful of the copyrights related to the material that is publishing.
In the following article “Bloggers Cautioned About Being Copy Cats” By John P. Mello Jr. that was published on E-Commerce Times 08/04/05 5:00 AM PT
Interesting issues are raised and explained regarding the material that is used by bloggers.
The purpose of the Guide is to give Innovators some basic advice on how and when to use the Industrial Property System (patents, trade marks and industrial designs) to optimum effect in the exploitation of their innovations. It covers IPR practice in five countries: UK, France, Iceland, Sweden, and Czech Republic.