Book 1997

Innovation and Technology — Strategies and Policies

ISBN: 978-0-7923-4435-3 (Print) 978-0-585-29606-7 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Environment and ECO-Industries

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      Pages 1-19

      The Environment: The Basic Resource

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      Pages 21-27

      Technological & Management Innovation as Partners for Economic Growth

  3. Technology

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      Pages 29-60

      Technologies of time- and Location-Independent Tele-cooperation in Interactive and Multimedia Applications

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      Pages 61-75

      Evolution from Invention to Technological Innovation and Influence of “Objects” on Economic Cycles and on Paradigms

  4. Energy

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      Pages 77-91

      Merits and Short Comings of Energy Forecasts: Demand for and Price of Crude Oil

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      Pages 93-105

      Energy Policy: Fairy Tales and Factualities

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      Pages 107-124

      Energy Needs in the Next Century

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      Pages 125-140

      Nuclear Energy into the 21st Century

  5. Training, Education and Research

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      Pages 141-147

      Photonics for the Knowledge Age

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      Pages 149-156

      Science and Innovation as Strategic Tools for Industrial and Economic Growth

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      Pages 157-165

      The Culture of Innovation in Higher Education Processes

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      Pages 167-173

      Trends of the Portuguese Scientific and Technological Development

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      Pages 175-182

      Innovation and Ongoing Industrial Transmutation

  6. Health

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      Pages 183-192

      Photonics (Optoelectronics) in Medicine and Surgery for the 21st Century

  7. Economics and Management

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      Pages 193-203

      R&D and International Trade: Government Intervention and the Role of Supranational Authorities

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      Pages 205-210

      Technological Change and Management Education

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      Pages 211-219

      Economics of Innovation and Learning

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      Pages 221-232

      Spillovers from Abroad: A Sectorial Assessment of the Impacts of Foreign Direct Investment on Hungarian Industrial Development

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      Pages 233-254

      Innovation and Promotional Employment Strategies

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      Pages 255-274

      Technological Innovation and New Management Instruments: The Technology Management / Check-up for CAD/CAM Users