Interactive Learning for Innovation

A Key Driver within Clusters and Innovation Systems

  • Bjørn T. Asheim
  • Mario Davide Parrilli

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction: Learning and Interaction — Drivers for Innovation in Current Competitive Markets

  3. Theoretical Insights from the Literature on STI and DUI Innovation, Learning Organizations and the ‘Related Varieties’ Approach

  4. Clusters, Firms and Innovation Systems

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 291-297

About this book


This volume highlights the importance of interactive, practice-based learning as a means to promote more thorough innovation dynamics in regional and national economies. Successful experiences in Scandanavia and southern European countries are examined, with insightful policy lessons extracted from each case.


clusters development labor market

Editors and affiliations

  • Bjørn T. Asheim
    • 1
  • Mario Davide Parrilli
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Lund UniversitySweden
  2. 2.University of DeustoSpain
  3. 3.Orkestra, Bilbao and San SebastianSpain

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