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Title: Understanding the Turkish biotechnology system through the functions of an innovation system

Authors: Dilek Cetindamar

Addresses: School of Management, Sabanci University, Orhanli, Tuzla, 34956, Istanbul, Turkey

Abstract: The paper empirically examines biotechnology innovation system in order to present the concerns of developing countries. Through mapping innovation processes/functions over time, it is possible to develop insights of the dynamics of innovation systems. This mapping is carried out for the Turkish biotechnology system, and the findings are summarised.

Keywords: Turkey; biotechnology innovation; innovation systems; developing countries; innovation system dynamics.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBT.2014.059645

International Journal of Biotechnology, 2014 Vol.13 No.1/2/3, pp.105 - 119

Received: 24 Feb 2012
Accepted: 08 Mar 2013

Published online: 07 Jun 2014 *

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