Title: Planning and building the infrastructure for technological entrepreneurship

Authors: Pier A. Abetti

Addresses: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 12 180-3590, USA

Abstract: Communities in both developed and developing countries are facing economic problems as a result of the decline in traditional sources of wealth. Many respond by turning to technology to restore their economic health. An example is provided by the Sud-Oise region of France. The impact on local entrepreneurial activity and technological initiatives is examined in this paper. Comparison is also made between the Sud-Oise area and other areas of technological entrepreneurship, namely the Capital District in New York State and Cuernavaca in Mexico. Finally, guidelines are offered for developing, implementing and marketing the infrastructure necessary for technological entrepreneurship.

Keywords: industrial redevelopment; planning; technological entrepreneurship; France; technological infrastructure; technology parks; technopreneurship; Mexico; USA; United States.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1992.025713

International Journal of Technology Management, 1992 Vol.7 No.1/2/3, pp.129 - 139

Available online: 24 May 2009 *

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