This book examines regional innovation in central and southern Denmark, looking at its role in the economy, its governance and policy context and regional strategies for innovation driven growth.
Table of contents:
Acronyms Assessment and recommendations Introduction Chapter 1.Innovation and the economies of Central and Southern Denmark -Introduction -Denmark: global positioning and within-country dynamics -Socio-economic profile of Central and Southern Denmark -Innovation profiles of Central and Southern Denmark -Innovation and entrepreneurship -Conclusion -Bibliography Chapter 2.Danish governance and policy context for regional strategies -Introduction -The regional development mandate: national and regional roles -Financing of regional level strategies: multiple sources -Danish national policy context for innovation and entrepreneurship -Co-ordination mechanisms for achieving each regionís innovation and growth goals -Conclusion -Key recommendations -Bibliography Annex 2.A1. Danish STI policies and regional dimensions Chapter 3. Regional strategies for innovation-driven growth -Introduction Regional business development strategies -The innovation system actors -Prioritised sectors and clusters for regional action -Addressing other bottlenecks and opportunities -Policy intelligence, monitoring and evaluation to improve impact -Conclusion -Recommendations for regional strategies -Bibliography -Annex 3.A1. Innovation-related instruments used in Central and Southern Denmark