Combining knowledge to generate novelty: a study of disclosed ideas for life science inventions

TIKs Taran Thune and Magnus Gulbrandsen have recently published a new paper in the European Journal of Innovation Management.

The paper describes how inventors combine different sources of knowledge, and the institutional arrangements that are important for knowledge integration to occur. 

It demonstrates how important interdisciplinarity is for innovation in the life sciences, and uses a combined quantitative and qualitative dataset to empirically support their claims.

 

Read it in full here.

 

Published Aug. 14, 2017 12:49 PM - Last modified Aug. 14, 2017 12:49 PM