Authors: Soren Eriksson
Addresses: Jonkoping International Business School, Jonkoping, Sweden
Abstract: The paper investigates in what way and to what extent Taiwan has been able to develop a commercial aerospace industry and the formation of an internationally competitive supplier system, i.e. high-tech cluster. The development of such an industry has been much more difficult than expected. Since the late 1990s there have been signs that a supplier system is under development, but there are great challenges ahead, amid fierce international competition.
Keywords: aerospace industry; high tech clusters; innovation; Taiwan; technology flows; technology transfer; cluster creation; supplier systems.
International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, 2006 Vol.5 No.3, pp.208 - 236
Published online: 29 Aug 2006 *Full-text access for editors Full-text access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article