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The Journal of Technology Transfer

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 51–60 | Cite as

Rome's Telematics Strategy-Making Process: Sociotechnical Alignment and Clusters

  • Alfonso Molina
  • Mirta Michilli
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Abstract

The paper discusses the constituency-building story of the emergence and development of Rome Municipality's Eurolaboratorio and telematics strategy-making process. The analysis uses Molina's diamond of sociotechnical alignment to assess the initial conditions and map the evolution of the main aspects of the story. It includes a description of the rationale and operation of Eurolaboratorio, its success in taking the Municipality into many European collaborative research and technology projects, the approach implemented for the telematics strategy-making in Rome, the advances of the process and the political-human aspects influencing its development. A final section provides some theoretical reflections on the relations between ‘micro’ constituency-building processes and ‘macro contextual’ features.

Keywords

Reflection Economic Growth Final Section Industrial Organization Collaborative Research 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfonso Molina
    • 1
  • Mirta Michilli
    • 2
  1. 1.TechMaPP, School of ManagementThe University of EdinburghEdinburghScotland, UK
  2. 2.Digital Youth ConsortiumRomaItaly

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