Sectoral innovation system and technology policy development in China: Case of the transportation sector
Purpose ‐ The purpose of this paper is to analyze the status quo of China's innovation systems and contribute to the development of effective innovation policies. Design/methodology/approach ‐ The construct of this paper is based on
a comprehensive case study in China's transportation sector. Detailed discussions and analyses follow to give implications in policy making. Findings ‐ Sectoral innovation capability can be enhanced in a learning environment that balances domestic innovation and international
technology transfer. Government should strategically leverage various resources for innovation. Originality/value ‐ Through the analysis of case study, a conceptual framework to support sectoral innovation is proposed. The research gives insight on how to improve
and prepare the conditions for future innovation.