Case study on the components of an innovative region: Öresund Region (Denmark-Sweden)

Andrei Ştefan Săbău

Rezumat/Abstract. How can one describe the components of an innovative region? What characterizes a region as being innovative? This paper presents the close relationship between innovation and regional development in an empiri-cal analysis of the Öresund Region (the south-western part of Scandina-via: Sweden and Denmark), arguing the role of the universities, public institutions and R&D companies in placing the Öresund Region on the map as a world-leading player in providing biotech and medical technology.

Cuvinte cheie/Key words: innovation, knowledge-based development, entrepreneurship, triple-helix innovation model

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