Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks by Nicos KomninosIntelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks by Nicos Komninos

Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks

byNicos KomninosEditorNicos Komninos

Paperback | December 9, 2008

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Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networkscombines 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.

Nicos Komninosis 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 park...
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Title:Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation NetworksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.8 inPublished:December 9, 2008Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415455928

ISBN - 13:9780415455923

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Table of Contents

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

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"Undoubtedly, Nicos Komninos knows his field very well and can communicate his enthusiasm for innovative processes. He writes with nuance and wit. Policy-makers, city planners with an academic background and political scientists would certainly benefit as well from reading this book." ¿Yves Laberge, Department of Sociology, Universit¿aval