Policy Networks in Adaptive Innovation Systems

  • John de la Mothe
Part of the Economics of Science, Technology and Innovation book series (ESTI, volume 28)


Public policy-making is, by definition, the result of network interaction. And in our complex interactive world which Ralf Dahrendorf typified as ‘the Age of Schumpeter, the Age of Innovation’, this notion of policy networks in support of innovation has taken on renewed, intensified, meaning. After all, as most governments understand, innovation is intimately related with economic growth, productivity, competition and improved standards ofliving. (OECD, 2001c)


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • John de la Mothe
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Canada Research Chair in Innovation Strategy,PRIMEUniversity of OttawaOttawa
  2. 2.Visiting Professor of Science and Technology StudiesUniversity College LondonLondon

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