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Public Technology Procurement and Innovation Theory

  • C. Edquist
  • L. Hommen
Part of the Economics of Science, Technology and Innovation book series (ESTI, volume 16)

Abstract

Public technology procurement (PTP) occurs when a public agency places an order for a product or system which does not exist at the time, but which could (probably) be developed within a reasonable period. Additional or new technological development work is required to fulfil the demands of the buyer. This is the ‘ideal type’ of public technology procurement.

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Product Innovation Innovation Theory Vertical Integration Innovation Policy Public Procurement 
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