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The Scottish Innovation System: Review and Application of Policy

DescriptionA research study drawing on international best practice to identify policy measures which could strengthen the Scottish Innovation System.
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMarch 26, 2007

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Stephen Roper, Jim H Love and Jonathan Scott Aston Business School
Phil Cooke and Nick Clifton Centre for Advanced Studies, Cardiff University
Nola Hewitt-Dundas Queen's University Belfast
ISBN 978 0 7559 1496 8 (Web only publication)


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CONTENTS

Executive Summary

Chapter 1 - Aims and Approach

Chapter 2 - International Policy Review
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Scope and Nature of the International Consultation
2.3 The Initial Evaluation Process
2.4 Policy Shortlist and Scenarios

Chapter 3 - Regional Collaborative Measures
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Ex Ante Evaluation
3.3 Feedback from the Focus Groups
3.4 Feedback from Key Informant Interviews
3.5 Summary

Chapter 4 - Industry Collaborative Measures
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Ex Ante Evaluation
4.3 Focus Group Feedback
4.4 Feedback from Key Informant Interviews
4.5 Summary

Chapter 5 - Developing New Innovation
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Ex Ante Evaluation
5.3 Focus Group Feedback
3.4 Feedback from Key Informant Interviews
5.5 Summary Points

Chapter 6 - R&D Loans Programme
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Ex Ante Evaluation
6.3 Focus Group Feedback
6.4 Feedback from Key Informant Interviews
6.5 Summary

Chapter 7 - Developing Collaborative R&D centres
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Ex Ante Evaluation
7.3 Focus Group Feedback
3.4 Feedback from Key Informant Interviews
7.5 Summary

Chapter 8 - Inter-university Institutes
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Ex Ante Evaluation
8.3 Focus Group Feedback
8.4 Feedback from Key Informant Interviews
8.5 Summary

Chapter 9 - Strengthening Internal and External Networks
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Ex Ante Evaluation
9.3 Focus Group Feedback
9.4 Feedback from Key Informant Interviews
9.5 Summary

Chapter 10 - Promoting supply-chain led innovation
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Ex Ante Evaluation
10.3 Feedback from Focus Groups
10.4 Feedback from Key Informant Interviews
10.5 Summary

Chapter 11 - Supporting Innovation Networks in Services
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Ex Ante Evaluation
11.3 Feedback from the Focus Groups
11.4 Feedback from Key Informant Interviews
11.5 Summary

Chapter 12 - Summary and Conclusions
12.1 Introduction
12.2 Universities and Firms in the SIS
12.3 Current Measures and the Policy Scenarios
12.4 Policy Directions

Chapter 13 - Detailed Analysis of Preferred Scenarios
13.1 Introduction
13.2 Overview of Ex Ante Evaluation Framework
13.3 Scenario 9: Supporting Innovation Networking in Services
13.4 Scenario 8: Promoting Supply-chain led Innovation
13.5 Scenario 3: Developing New Innovation

References

Annex 1 International Policy Informants
Annex 2 Summary of international consultant's reports
Annex 3 Focus Group Participants
Annex 4 Key Informants

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

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