Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Regions and Cities)

Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks (Regions and Cities)

By: Nicos Komninos (author)Hardback

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Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks combines concepts and theories from the fields of urban development and planning, innovation management, and virtual / intelligent environments. It explains the rise of intelligent cities with respect to the globalisation of systems of innovation; opens up a new way for making intelligent environments via the connection of human skills, institutional mechanisms, and digital spaces operating within a community; and describes a series of platforms and tools for the making of intelligent cities.

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Nicos Komninos is currently a professor of Urban Development and Innovation Policy at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is Director of the URENIO Research Unit and has co-ordinated numerous research projects under the European R&D Framework Programmes. He has also been involved as expert in the development of technology parks and regional innovation strategies in the EU and developing countries.


Part 1: Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation 1. An Intelligent-Global World is Emerging 2. Lessons from Regions of Innovation Excellence 3. Systems of Innovation: Diversity and Evolution 4. Virtual Innovation Environments: Adding a Global Dimension to Innovation Systems 5. Intelligent Clusters, Communities, and Cities Part 2: Building Blocks: Knowledge Functions of Intelligent Cities 6. Strategic Intelligence Networks 7. Technology Transfer and Absorption 8. Innovation and Product Development Over Network 9. Digital City Marketplaces: Global Trade and Local Services 10. Building Blocks of Intelligent Communities, Clusters, and Cities. Appendix: Five Platforms for Intelligent Cities

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/07/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780415455916
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780415455916
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 041545591X

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