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Researchers in economics and information technology explore issuesrelated to emerging technologies and how best to manage them to unlock and leverage their potential and value added. They coverfoundations of organizational capabilities for technological innovation, collaboration and networking in managing emergingtechnologies, strategic challenges for policy makers in shaping technology development, and utilizing new technologies for innovationand learning. Among specific topics are claiming ownership of an organizational capability, the patent co-classification network ofnanotechnology in Ireland, renewable energy policies for eco-innovation, and engaging users in value co-creation activities.Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
The development of emerging technologies demands a rapidly expanding knowledge base and intensive collaboration across organizational, institutional and cultural borders. This book is the first of its kind to focus on the management of key emerging technologies and their social and economic impact in Europe. Split into four parts, across seventeen chapters, the scholars offer multiple levels of analysis concerning the management of emerging technologies across various sectors ranging from nanotechnology, renewable energy and cloud computing to synthetic biology and particle therapy for cancer.