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The development and commercialization of solar PV technology in the oil industry

Jonatan Pinkse, Daniel van den Buuse
2012 Energy Policy  
This paper provides a comparative analysis of oil and gas firms' strategies regarding solar PV technology investments, a renewable energy technology that has seen explosive growth of late.  ...  This suggests that incumbent firms in this industry have a vital role in the development and commercialization process of renewable energy technologies.  ...  Konarka is illustrative in this context, as the company was established in 2001 by a team of scientists, and technical innovations of the venture have led to investments of over $150m in private capital  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2010.09.029 fatcat:vrgtfnwqfvbxzhzvylneq66pc4

The Development and Commercialization of Solar PV Technology in the Oil Industry

Jonatan Pinkse, Daniel van den Buuse
2012 Social Science Research Network  
This paper provides a comparative analysis of oil and gas firms' strategies regarding solar PV technology investments, a renewable energy technology that has seen explosive growth of late.  ...  This suggests that incumbent firms in this industry have a vital role in the development and commercialization process of renewable energy technologies.  ...  Konarka is illustrative in this context, as the company was established in 2001 by a team of scientists, and technical innovations of the venture have led to investments of over $150m in private capital  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2027495 fatcat:rfdt36rvuncixomyo7dkfrtote

Entrepreneurial experimentation: a key function in systems of innovation

Åsa Lindholm-Dahlstrand, Martin Andersson, Bo Carlsson
2018 Small Business Economics  
One implication of this is that there is a dearth of research on the links between innovation systems and economic growth. The purpose of this paper is to begin to fill this gap in the literature.  ...  The literature on innovation systems focuses on the supply side (the creation of technology) rather than on how innovations are converted into economic activity and growth via the market (the demand side  ...  , and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11187-018-0072-y fatcat:v62h6kga3vdbjir6h62vuffkdq

Absorptive capacity in startups: A systematic literature review

Ximena Alejandra Flechas Chaparro, Ph.D. student. Faculty of Economics, Administration, and Accounting, University of São Paulo, Brazil. Avenida Professor Luciano Gualberto, 908 - Butantã - São Paulo/SP - 05508-010, Brazil, e-mail: xaflechas@usp.br, Ricardo Kozesinski, Alceu Salles Camargo Júnior, Ph.D. candidate. Faculty of Economics, Administration, and Accounting, University of São Paulo, Brazil. Avenida Professor Luciano Gualberto, 908 - Butantã - São Paulo/SP - 05508-010, Brazil, e-mail: ricardo@rika.com.br, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Administration, and Accounting, University of São Paulo, Brazil. Avenida Professor Luciano Gualberto, 908 - Butantã - São Paulo/SP - 05508-010, Brazil, e-mail: alceu@usp.br
2021 Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation  
Implications for theory and practice: This study contributes to the innovation and entrepreneurship literature by connecting the importance of AC and new venture creation, and providing a better understanding  ...  Originality and value: Based on the analysis of the literature review, a framework that differentiates knowledge acquisition strategies for new ventures was created.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was supported in part by Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES) Foundation (a Brazilian research agency) under scholarship grants.  ... 
doi:10.7341/20211712 fatcat:oueupfqoojdtvbuohrgnv3om3y

Defense innovation at any (out of control) cost? The stalemate in today's R&D and an alternative model

Renaud Bellais
2009 The Economics of Peace and Security Journal  
to fill the gap between the advancement of science and technology and the available funding to develop innovations; then supporting risks which are not compatible with a commercial and/or profit-oriented  ...  merger and acquisitions (M&A) strategy.  ... 
doi:10.15355/epsj.4.1.6 fatcat:jk7gpiicsff6pd7j7va2zbsmzq

The Impact of Collaborative Agreement on Firms' Performances: The Case of the IT Industry in the 1990s1

Olivier Mortehan, Bruno Van Pottelsberghe De La Potterie
2007 Technology Analysis & Strategic Management  
On average, there is a positive impact of collaborative agreements on large incumbents and their partners' financial performance (revenue and income).  ...  This paper attempts to evaluate the impact of 1676 partnerships on the financial performance (revenue and profit) and innovative efforts (R&D intensity) of 14 large firms and 725 of their partners.  ...  acquisition oriented joint-ventures ("technology partnerships") because of the investments involved while production and marketing ventures are expected to have short term positive effects.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09537320601168029 fatcat:2ng3jp6esbawlfe7pyjevuvcnm

Venture Capitalism, New Markets and Innovation-Led Economic Growth

Cristiano Antonelli, Morris Teubal
2009 Social Science Research Network  
There are two aspects of 2) above: 2a) derived demand for improvements in the product and process technology underlying a market (and industry); and 2b) a demand for a substitute, disruptive technology  ...  the emergence of new product markets; and 2) a link between new product markets) on the one hand and invention & unbundled technology markets on the other.  ...  of technology to incumbents; acquisition of the SU; strategic partnerships and mergers.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1404573 fatcat:o73mr6cwgjgcljmdh77kmitd2u

Corporate venturing and value creation: A review and proposed framework

V.K. Narayanan, Yi Yang, Shaker A. Zahra
2009 Research Policy  
Over the past decade, companies worldwide have used corporate venturing (CV) as a means of revitalizing their operations, building new capabilities, and achieving strategic renewal, creating value for  ...  We give special attention to the challenges and rewards of theory building in future CV research.  ...  Acknowledgement We thank the anonymous reviewers and editors for their supportive and constructive suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.respol.2008.08.015 fatcat:svfrspltdrbpnlbbgkdevzprei

Strategic Responses to Hybrid Social Ventures

Matthew Lee, Jason Jay
2015 California Management Review  
Hybrid social ventures-new companies that combine business and social missions-use sustainability-oriented strategies to compete with established companies for some of their most desirable customers and  ...  This article presents a framework for established companies responding to hybrid social ventures based on analysis of eight established consumer-facing companies.  ...  60 The acquisition of Ben and Jerry's and adoption of its sustainability-oriented innovations has played a role in that long journey.  ... 
doi:10.1525/cmr.2015.57.3.126 fatcat:hbnxkyjumnd3tchnya5f2h6luu

Alliances in Financial Ecosystems: A Source of Organizational Legitimacy for Fintech Startups and Incumbents

Christopher Svensson, Jakob Udesen, Jane Webb
2019 Technology Innovation Management Review  
The report Actions to Gain Legitimacy in the Swedish Financial Sector: A Study of Swedish Fintech Startups by Christopher Svensson and Jakob Udesen is available at: tinyurl.com/ya8zhzrv  ...  Acknowledgements This article draws on a research project carried out from January to May 2018 to conclude Master of Science programs at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.  ...  For an incumbent to be perceived as legitimate by a fintech startup, it would have achieved a level of taken-for-grantedness that means it is trusted by customers.  ... 
doi:10.22215/timreview/1209 fatcat:265g5j6sejcvnpavbr35rlbbvu

Linking science-based firms with performance factors

Andrea Setti
2020 International Journal of Research In Business and Social Science  
Findings showed that determinants widely used such as net income within profitability measures, do not fully reflect SBFs performances and innovation abilities should be further investigated.  ...  Science-based firms (SBFs) are venture or corporation based on the development and commercialization of scientific discoveries that are exposed to the unique challenge to handle together business and science  ...  A negative relationship is observed for the growth by acquisition which seems to be negatively related to the presence of the university as affiliate and the presence of venture capital (Bonardo et al  ... 
doi:10.20525/ijrbs.v9i2.648 fatcat:cqvi3nvn4rcf3mvy77nazdx7vy

The Product Market and the Market for 'Ideas': Commercialization Strategies for Technology Entrepreneurs

Joshua S. Gans, Scott Stern
2002 Social Science Research Network  
Our analysis suggests that competitive interaction between start-up innovators and established firms depends on the presence or absence of a "market for ideas."  ...  By focusing on the operating requirements, efficiency, and institutions associated with markets for ideas, this framework holds several implications for the management of high-technology entrepreneurial  ...  Under acquisition, a technology 3 An extensive literature in economics and the management of technology addresses the mode of cooperation between a research-oriented innovator and a downstream market player  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.317219 fatcat:oneq6hetm5fj7fkbu25kc3xwti

Entrepreneurship, export orientation, and economic growth

Jolanda Hessels, André van Stel
2009 Small Business Economics  
In this paper the relationship between a country's prevalence of new ventures and its rate of economic growth is investigated, while taking into account new ventures' export orientation.  ...  Our results suggest that, on top of a positive relation between entrepreneurial activity in general and subsequent macroeconomic growth, there is an additional positive effect of export-oriented earlystage  ...  The paper has been written in the framework of the research program SCALES carried out by EIM and financed by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11187-009-9233-3 fatcat:s76bmerx3fff5lnv4mykdgofeq

The product market and the market for "ideas": commercialization strategies for technology entrepreneurs

Joshua S. Gans, Scott Stern
2003 Research Policy  
Our analysis suggests that competitive interaction between start-up innovators and established firms depends on the presence or absence of a "market for ideas."  ...  The framework addresses why technology entrepreneurs in some environments undermine established firms, while others cooperate with incumbents and reinforce existing market power.  ...  advantage for established firms by offering a fertile source of new innovation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0048-7333(02)00103-8 fatcat:k5krfrlrs5gy7p745pep2dlzwe

Sold, not bought: Market orientation and technology as drivers of acquisitions of private biotechnology ventures

Maija Renko, Helena Yli-Renko, Lien Denoo
2020 Journal of Business Venturing  
Education -Liikesivistysrahasto, The Finnish Science Foundation for Technology and Economics KAUTE, The Emil Aaltonen Foundation, The Academy of Finland, Heikki ja Hilma Honkasen säätiö, Turun Kauppaopetussäätiö  ...  The first author wishes to thank the following foundations for supporting the original data collection for this study: Turku School of Economics and Business Administration fund, Foundation for Economic  ...  Consequently, large companies with market access will resort to acquisitions as a source of innovation (Schweizer, 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbusvent.2020.106022 fatcat:66n35wnnujgejgch7o2u4ipa6e
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