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Promoting innovation based on social sciences and technologies: the prospect of a social innovation park

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Obviously Sir Francis Bacon's phrase “Knowledge is Power” refers not only to natural science and technology, aiming at understanding natural phenomena and obtaining material wealth, but also to social sciences and technologies, concerning social ideals and seeking harmonious and sustainable development in society. Innovation and entrepreneurship based on natural sciences and technologies have facilitated science and technology parks in the past; however, innovation and entrepreneurship based on social sciences and technologies are now laying the foundations for the concept of a “social innovation park”. The distinctive characteristics of social innovation parks and how social academic entrepreneurship is fostered by them through strategy and policy-making at local, national and global levels are explored in this study.
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Keywords: academic entrepreneurship; innovation based on social S&T; open innovation; science and technology park (STP); social innovation park (SIP); triple helix

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Mid University and Mälardalens University, Sweden 2: ICEI,Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

Publication date: 2011-03-01

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