Micro Approaches to Innovation and Innovation Networks

DIMETIC Session Strasbourg March 19th to 30th

Practical information :

List of participants :

Students (26/02/2007)

Teaching Staff (26/02/2007)

 

Provisional PROGRAMME (Update: 19/03/2007)

1st Week : March 19th to 23rd, 2007 :
Micro-Economics of Innovation

Outline of the week: this week will give an overview of some fundamental research topics in the micro-economics of technological change mainly, but not exclusively, within an evolutionary economic perspective. Particular emphasis will be given to the role of firms as drivers of innovation. Topics covered will include the economic sources and consequences of innovation, innovation and industry dynamics, appropriability of innovation, relations between technology and organization, competencies and diversification.

Coordinators

Teaching staff

Monday, March 19th

  • 9.00 – 9.30: Welcome, practical and organizational issues.
  • 9.30 – 11.00: General introduction to the themes of the week I: innovation, its sources and economic consequences - Luigi MARENGO
  • 11.15 – 12.45: General introduction to the themes of the week II: knowledge, institutions and firms. - Luigi MARENGO
  • 14.00 – 16.00: On the economics of innovation - Giovanni DOSI
  • 16.15 – 17.45: PhD presentation n°1: Koson SAPPRASERT; Junior discussant: Ismael RAFOLS; Senior discussant: Giovanni DOSI

Tuesday, March 20th

  • 9.00 - 11.00: Institutions and innovation - Corrado PASQUALI
  • 11.15 - 12.45: PhD presentation n°2: Mikko POHJOLA; Junior discussant: Bram TIMMERMANS; Senior discussant: Corrado PASQUALI
  • 14.00 - 16.00: Innovation and the evolution of industries - Giovanni DOSI
  • 16.15 - 17.45: PhD Presentation n° 3: Roberto NAPOLI, Junior discussant: Tamàs SEBESTYEN; Senior discussant: Luigi MARENGO

Wednesday, March 21st

  • 9.00 - 11.00: Incentives, appropriability and innovation  - Corrado PASQUALI
  • 11.15- 12.45: PhD Presentation n° 4: Adeline WELTER; Junior discussant: Balázs LENGYEL; Senior discussant: Corrado PASQUALI
  • 14.00-16.00: Technological and Organizational Dynamics: Results, Issues and Opportunities. Luigi MARENGO
  • 16.15 - 17.45: PhD Presentation n° 5: Alexandre DELAGE; Junior discussant: Koson SAPPRASERT; Senior discussant: Laurent BACH

Thursday, March 22nd

  • 9.00 - 10.45: Perspectives on Organizational Learning and Knowledge  - Fredrik TELL
  • 11.00-11.45: Perspectives on Organizational Learning and Knowledge  - Fredrik TELL
  • 11.45-12.30: meeting about DIMETIC Website - Laurent Bach
  • 14.00 - 16.00: Routines, change and innovation - Markus BECKER
  • 16.15 - 18.15: Technological core competencies: reality or myth? - Felicia FAI

Friday, March 23rd

  • 9.00 - 11.00: The role of the entrepreneur in a knowledge based theory of the firm - Patrick LLERENA
  • 11.15 - 12.45: PhD presentation n°6: Katalin ERDÖS; Junior discussant: Alexandre DELAGE; Senior discussant: Fredrik TELL
  • 14.00-16.00: Strategic issues behind technological diversification - Felicia FAI

Reading list


2nd Week: March 26th to 30th, 2007 :
Innovation, networks and knowledge flows

Coordinators

  • Robin COWAN, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, NL and BETA, Strasbourg, France
  • Paola GIURI, Scuola Superiore S. Anna, Pisa, Italy

Outline of the week: The second week of the Strasbourg session takes up the groundwork laid by the first week and introduces a focus on knowledge flows. Within a system of innovation, access to and dissemination of knowledge can be a key to overall performance. In recent years this has been modelled building on approaches and techniques social network analysis. This week includes general lectures on network analysis, as well as more focussed lectures applying ideas of network analysis and knowledge flows in specific situations.
Teaching staff

Monday, March 26

  • 9.00 – 9.30: Welcome by the coordinators of the week.
  • 9.30 - 11.00: Introduction to networks.
    Robin COWAN
  • 11.15 - 12.45: PhD presentation n°1: Borbála BODO; Junior discussant: Mikko POHJOLA; Senior discussant: Robin COWAN
  • 14.00 - 16.00: Networks: survey of the literature
    Muge OZMAN
  • 16.15 – 17.45: PhD presentation n°2: Ismael RAFOLS; Junior discussant: Adeline WELTER; Senior discussant: Paola GIURI

Tuesday, March 27

  • 9.00 - 11.00: Inter-firm relations and network formation: simulations and empirical studies -
    Muge ÖZMAN
  • 11.15 - 12.45: PhD presentation n°3: Caren CROWLEY; Junior discussant: Borbála BODO; Senior discussant:  Muge ÖZMAN
  • 14.00 - 16.00: University-Industry relations I - Maryann FELDMAN
  • 16.15 - 17.45: PhD Presentation n° 4: Balázs LENGYEL; Junior discussant: Caren CROWLEY; Senior discussant: Maryann FELDMAN

Wednesday, March 28

  • 9.00 - 11.00: Knowledge flows: Internal vs. external, Close vs. Distant -
    Myriam MARIANI 
  • 11.15 - 12.45: PhD Presentation n° 5:  Sergey FILIPPOV; Junior discussant: Roberto NAPOLI; Senior discussant: Myriam MARIANI 
  • 14.00 - 16.00: University-Industry relations II - Maryann FELDMAN
  • 16.15 - 17.45: PhD Presentation n° 6: Tamàs SEBESTYEN; Junior discussant: Stefano ELIA; Senior discussant: Robin COWAN

Thursday, March 29

  • 9.00 - 11.00: Empirical studies and data on IPRs, knowledge flows and collaborations - Paola GIURI
  • 11.15 - 12.45: PhD Presentation n° 7: Stefano ELIA; Junior discussant: Sergey FILIPPOV; Senior discussant: Paola GIURI
  • 14.00 - 16.00: Patent citations: Data and methods - Stefan WAGNER
  • 16.15 - 17.45: PhD Presentation n° 8: Victor Hugo FERREIRA; Junior discussant: Katalin ERDÖS; Senior discussant: Stefan WAGNER

Friday, March 30

  • 9.00 - 11.00: Patent citations as measures of knowledge spillovers: uses and misuses - Stefan WAGNER
  • 11.15 - 12.45: PhD presentation n°9: Bram TIMMERMANS; Junior discussant: Victor Hugo FERREIRA; Senior discussant: Laurent BACH
  • 14.00 - 16.00: Concluding session. A summary discussion.
    Robin COWAN – Paola GIURI

Reading list