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Barriers and Opportunities for SMEs in EV Technologies: From Research to Innovations [chapter]

Neil Adams, Christopher Pickering, Richard Brooks, David Morris
2015 Lecture Notes in Mobility  
This report presents results of work on how SMEs acquire new technologies and develop new products and services and the value SMEs get from participating in EU R&D Transport programmes, focusing on the  ...  The report identifies strategies associated with the successful commercialisation of technology, and produces recommendations for the European Commission on support for SMEs.  ...  for new entrants. • Collaborative R&D, the exchange of knowledge between partners and the involvement of universities is important in the early product development stages. • SMEs involved in EU R&D Projects  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-13656-1_2 fatcat:afpsjppq3bftnlwmonmcth4vvy

The emergence of science-driven entrepreneurship in China: a case study of technological innovation in nano-pigment inks

Yu Meng, Philip Shapira, Li Tang
2013 International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management  
While research and development (R&D) investment in Chinese science has increased significantly in recent years, there are substantial lags and barriers in the deployment of new technology knowledge by  ...  To explore these developments, this study examines a specific case within the domain of nanotechnology, an emerging technology domain where China is now among the world's biggest R&D performers.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank the Gore Innovation Project, Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) for sponsorship of this research.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijeim.2013.055221 fatcat:gy6j24dvezdrzlfqdhkjtfakve

Unpacking resource mobilisation by incumbents for biorefineries: the role of micro-level factors for technological innovation system weaknesses

Teis Hansen, Lars Coenen
2016 Technology Analysis & Strategic Management  
dynamics and policy, by Nordic Energy Research through the project Technology Opportunities in Nordic Energy System Transitions, by the Swedish Energy Agency through the project Green transition and co-evolution  ...  of industry and the energy system, and by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (MISTRA) through the project Sustainable Plastics and Transition Pathways.  ...  Summarising, efforts aimed at developing knowledge on new technology components may create a new internal market for products, which are used as input to such R&D activities.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09537325.2016.1249838 fatcat:dlytncv6hfddne4vklfnaza5da

How long does innovation and commercialisation in the energy sectors take? Historical case studies of the timescale from invention to widespread commercialisation in energy supply and end use technology

Robert Gross, Richard Hanna, Ajay Gambhir, Philip Heptonstall, Jamie Speirs
2018 Energy Policy  
Our findings suggest that the time needed for new technologies to achieve widespread deployment should not be overlooked, and that innovation policy should focus on accelerating the deployment of existing  ...  A B S T R A C T Recent climate change initiatives, such as 'Mission Innovation' launched alongside the Paris Agreement in 2015, urge redoubled research into innovative low carbon technologies.  ...  As such, the choice for policy makers is not one of either supporting R&D or supporting deployment, but of how to strike the right balance between these policies as technologies are first developed and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2018.08.061 fatcat:5hkxdcfcffbafeyyceoxqwt5wm

ANALYSIS OF GRASSROOTS INNOVATION PRACTICE TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN MALAYSIA

Fandi Ahmad Shah Amir Syah, Khairul Aidil Azlin Abd Rahman, Mohamad Fakri Zaky Ja'afar, Mohd Yazid Mohd Yunos
2021 International Journal of Applied and Creative Arts  
Local innovators adapt to the new product development process as a mutual understanding and for grassroots sustainable development.  ...  This study aimed to identify the grassroots innovations, the process in developing innovation, and complement the innovation towards commercialisation.  ...  Amue and Adiele (2012) determined that the NPD process is the development of original products, product improvements, product modifications, and new brands through the firm's R&D efforts.  ... 
doi:10.33736/ijaca.4223.2021 fatcat:7ev5auftonh5vazas5xuqrcvfq

Scientific and Business Networks as a Stimulator of Eco-Innovations Diffusion in Small and Micro-Enterprises

Robert Kuceba, Marcin Zawada
2020 EUROPEAN RESEARCH STUDIES JOURNAL  
Scientific and business network stimulate active involvement of these enterprises through developing their abilities and competencies in the scope of recognising, evaluating, implementing and commercialising  ...  In the present paper its authors have focused on the organisational form of eco-innovations development support and at the same time dissemination in this sector.  ...  do not possess their own or outsourcing R&D units.  ... 
doi:10.35808/ersj/1793 fatcat:acfaybtt6bfvjedjmm2raek3li

Informal STEM education will accelerate the bioeconomy

Marko Hakovirta, Lucian Lucia
2019 Nature Biotechnology  
Nonetheless, a few pockets of new developments in the country could signal potential for cleantech startup development.  ...  Mexico has enacted a number of policies aimed to boost entrepreneurship (including new R&D initiatives, and tax incentives for SMEs).  ...  For instance, while public R&D data was included in the report, private R&D data was not.  ... 
doi:10.1038/nbt.4331 pmid:30605146 fatcat:ibq36cjg2rc5tnj3d3ztgydqjm

Transforming Smallholder Agriculture to Achieve the SDGs [chapter]

Mathew Abraham, Prabhu Pingali
2020 The Role of Smallholder Farms in Food and Nutrition Security  
Investment in rural market infrastructure allows smallholders to commercialise and enhance the supply of perishable products.  ...  Rapid improvement in small farm productivity is one of the primary mechanisms by which dramatic rural poverty reductions can be achieved as shown by the Green Revolution experience in Asia and more recently  ...  Improving capital market access will increase ability to access inputs and safeguard against production risks. Smallholder access to R&D was critical to the success of the Green Revolution.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-42148-9_9 fatcat:5ghv7cfb45gaxbmitehswjqm44

Managing Innovation Clusters: A Network Approach

Giselle Camille Rampersad
2015 Journal of Management and Strategy  
Extending network management theory, the study contributes to our understanding of important elements in the formation of innovation clusters and its underlying networks; the management and orchestration  ...  This trend is not surprising as the existing literature places an inadequate focus on monitoring the effectiveness of such clusters and developing appropriate strategies to boost their success.  ...  For the university, outcomes may include new R&D capability, new technology creation, knowledge diffusion or social benefit.  ... 
doi:10.5430/jms.v6n3p9 fatcat:d4hlseoko5agvcjvmcgq6da3zi

Green Growth: An Environmental Technology Approach

Ghulam Samad, Rabia Manzoor
2011 Pakistan Development Review  
Developing environmental technology we examined four elements considering the enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs), research and development (R&D) expenditures, the size of the market capture  ...  The study concluded the policy formulation in making developed's climate resilient economies.  ...  R&D expenditure helps in commercialisation of new technologies, create new business and reduce the risk through the R&D.  ... 
doi:10.30541/v50i4iipp.471-490 fatcat:52ztjn4cyfdmhfp3usci4jsdvi

Cleantech: State of the Art and Implications for Public Procurement

Robert Davtyan, Wojciech Piotrowicz
2021 Managing Global Transitions  
Such an approach is helpful in framing sustainability in public procurement research and stresses new ways of involving smes in public contracts.  ...  Cleantech is also helpful in enhancing research on public procurement of innovations and addressing societal benefits through local development.  ...  Acknowledgments This research has been conducted with the financial support from Liikesivistysrahasto (The Foundation for Economic Education), a Finnish nonprofit funding agency.  ... 
doi:10.26493/1854-6935.19.185-207 fatcat:v7cla73q7rev3isp47vqplr7ty

Are good ideas enough?: The impact of socio-economic and regulatory factors on GMO commercialisation

Núria Vàzquez-Salat
2013 Biological Research  
The inability to generalise over the commercial success of a given transgenic application should encourage researchers to perform these type of exercises early in the R&D process.  ...  Although technically-sound, these promising developments might not necessarily translate into products available to the consumer.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This article draws on research conducted by the author in the course of the PEGASUS programme.  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0716-97602013000400002 pmid:24510133 fatcat:djtzqhzv75bovkrzktkd66bao4

The commercialisation of bioinformatics and the threat of open-source software

Joseph F Greco
2007 Journal of Commercial Biotechnology  
Using the research–development–application translation model provides a framework for managers as an iterative mechanism.  ...  This study investigates the commercialisation process of a select group of bioinformatics companies and the impact of open-source software.  ...  Acknowledgments Phillip Gorny and Jennifer Dong-Whelan are recognised for their expert research assistance.  ... 
doi:10.5912/jcb203 fatcat:v2xcwb7ttzdebdheb6aftpu7bi

Analysis of Technology Management Functions in Finnish High Tech Companies

Hanna Kropsu-Vehkapera, Harri Haapasalo, Jukka-Pekka Rusanen
2009 Open Management Journal  
The r esults show m any s imilar characteristics i n t he ca se companies, such as the nature of the technology strategy, the mode of co-operation in technology development, or the ways of acquiring technologies  ...  The aim of this study is to identify the common perception of TM functions in Finnish high tech companies, which elements are the most critical for them, and where the biggest development needs are in  ...  Product development R&D refers to the generation of basic research (for example technology development) and new ideas.  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874948800902010001 fatcat:ehrcg7mjpnbgze7f7ulef7kwti

Why New Business Development Projects Fail: Coping with the Differences of Technological versus Market Knowledge

J. Henri Burgers, Frans A.J. Van Den Bosch, Henk W. Volberda
2008 Long range planning  
success of new business development (NBD) projects.  ...  In-depth longitudinal case research on NBD projects commercialised from 1993 to 2003 in the consumer electronics industry highlights that project management characteristics focusing only on the creation  ...  As a result, the project had to develop many of the competencies regarding manufacturing and testing the product. It could not draw on employees from R&D departments, but hired new personnel.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lrp.2007.10.003 fatcat:zfkovl65j5ftzga6f2zapt5mmi
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