Venturing into the Bioeconomy: Professions, innovation, identity

Hardcover | August 15, 2011

byAlexander Styhre, Mats Sundgren

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This book reports empirical material from three case studies in the pharmaceutical industry, the biotechnology industry and the domain of academic research. New technoscientific frameworks that have not yet translated into new therapies, in the future, may play a more central role in the late-modern society.

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This book reports empirical material from three case studies in the pharmaceutical industry, the biotechnology industry and the domain of academic research. New technoscientific frameworks that have not yet translated into new therapies, in the future, may play a more central role in the late-modern society.

ALEXANDER STYHRE Professor at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in the Department of Business Administration specializing in managing knowledge-intensive industries.  MATS SUNDGREN Senior Research Fellow & Principal Scientist at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and specializes in knowledge intensive work and innovation m...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.86 × 5.8 × 1.02 inPublished:August 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023023836X

ISBN - 13:9780230238367

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Table of Contents

Studying the Organization of the Bioeconomy
Professional Ideologies and Identities and Innovation Work
The Bioeconomy, Biocapital and New Regime of Science-based Innovation
Innovation Work in a Major Pharmaceutical Company
The Craft of Research in Biotech Companies
Exploring Life in the University Setting
Managing and Organizing the Bioeconomy