Venturing into the Bioeconomy: Professions, innovation, identity by A. Styhre

Venturing into the Bioeconomy: Professions, innovation, identity

byA. Styhre, Mats Sundgren

Hardcover | June 30, 2011

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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.

About The Author

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...

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Title:Venturing into the Bioeconomy: Professions, innovation, identityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:June 30, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

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