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Sectoral innovation system and technology policy development in China: Case of the transportation sector

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Abstract:

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.

Keywords: China; Innovation; Innovation policy; Innovation systems; International technology transfer; Technology led strategy; Technology management; Transportation

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/17468771211242827

Publication date: 2012-05-25

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