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Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management

From Agriscience to Agribusiness

Theories, Policies and Practices in Technology Transfer and Commercialization

Editors: Kalaitzandonakes, N., Carayannis, E.G., Grigoroudis, E., Rozakis, S. (Eds.)

  • State-of-the-art coverage of current research, practice and policy in the rapidly growing and dynamic field of agri-business
  • Presents in-depth case studies on such topics as public and private sector R&D, technology transfer, and patents
  • Features contributions from leading researchers and industry experts
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This volume presents a state-of-the-art overview of the rapidly evolving field of agribusiness, highlighting the most current issues, concepts, trends and themes in research, practice and policy.  With a particular emphasis on technology, product and process innovation, the authors cover a wide array of topics relating to such issues as research and development, technology transfer and patents and licensing, with particular respect to the roles of academic institutions, private organizations and public agencies in generating and disseminating knowledge.

Featuring case studies of innovative initiatives across the industry, this book will appeal to researchers, business leaders, university administrators and policymakers concerned with the multi-faceted implications of this dynamic and controversial sector.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

  • Introduction: Innovation and Technology Transfer in Agriculture

    Kalaitzandonakes, Nicholas (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • The Shifting Structure of Agricultural R&D: Worldwide Investment Patterns and Payoffs

    Pardey, Philip G. (et al.)

    Pages 13-39

  • Private-Sector Research and Development

    Fuglie, Keith O. (et al.)

    Pages 41-73

  • Structural Change and Innovation in the Global Agricultural Input Sector

    Kalaitzandonakes, Nicholas (et al.)

    Pages 75-99

  • Private-Public R&D in the Development of the Canola Industry in Canada

    Phillips, Peter W. B.

    Pages 101-115

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-67958-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $249.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-67957-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
From Agriscience to Agribusiness
Book Subtitle
Theories, Policies and Practices in Technology Transfer and Commercialization
Editors
  • Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes
  • Elias G. Carayannis
  • Evangelos Grigoroudis
  • Stelios Rozakis
Series Title
Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-67958-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-67958-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-67957-0
Series ISSN
2197-5698
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 490
Number of Illustrations and Tables
17 b/w illustrations, 64 illustrations in colour
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