Strategies for activating innovation ecosystems: introduction of a taxonomy

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Autorinnen und Autoren: Brem A, Nylund P, Ferras X
Zeitschrift: IEEE Engineering Management Review
Jahr der Veröffentlichung: 2019
ISSN: 0360-8581


Managers need to actively drive the growth of innovation ecosystems. This article describes the obstacles companies face when commercializing innovations and identifies strategies for overcoming these barriers through activating innovation ecosystems. We explore three ecosystems at different stages of maturity, namely San Francisco, Barcelona, and Nairobi, and derive a taxonomy of strategies for activating innovation ecosystems with regard to the maturity of the ecosystem. The article thus contributes to the wealth of knowledge concerning the commercialization of innovations in general and within innovation ecosystems in particular. We fill a gap in the understanding of the stages of maturity of innovation ecosystems, and the corresponding actions required by managers and policy makers. Policy makers and other actors can incentivize ecosystem development through adapting initiatives to the maturity of the ecosystem in question.

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Brem, Alexander Prof. Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Technologiemanagement
Nylund, Petra Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Technologiemanagement

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University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia (UVic-UCC)


Brem, A., Nylund, P., & Ferras, X. (2019). Strategies for activating innovation ecosystems: introduction of a taxonomy. IEEE Engineering Management Review.

Brem, Alexander, Petra Nylund, and Xavier Ferras. "Strategies for activating innovation ecosystems: introduction of a taxonomy." IEEE Engineering Management Review (2019).


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