- STEP, Norway
- RANNIS, Iceland
- VTT - Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland
The project will focus upon some impacts of increasing internationalization on regional innovation capabilities in the Nordic countries.How and to what extent foreign takeovers of Nordic firms affect localinnovation capabilities as well as how policy makers in the Nordic countries approach this issue.By doing so the project intends to provide Nordic policy makers with a better knowledge base for policy formulation. The project consists of three sub-studies organized as modules: 1)Mapping of Multinational Corporations activity in the Nordic countries. 2)Case studies: impacts of foreign takeovers on local capabilities with software and pharmaceuticals as cases and effects on R&D, knowledge base and learning and innovation bases. 3)Policy study: policy responses to the impact of foreign takeovers on local innovation capabilities.
|Period||01/01/2004 → 01/01/2005|
|Financing source||Forsk. Andre offentlige og private - Nordiske|
|Research programme||Forsk. Andre offentlige og private - Nordiske|
|Amount||2,250,000.00 Danish Kroner|