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 Monday, 28 May 2012 – Written by Giovanni Bert   

Re-Imagining Europe:

Demand-Driven Innovation and Economic Policy

Collegio Carlo Alberto, Via Real Collegio 30, Moncalieri, Torino.

June 21-22, 2012


June 21st (day 1)

12.45 Light Lunch

13.30 Welcome and opening remarks (Cristiano Antonelli, University of Torino and BRICK)

13.45 – 15.30             Session 1 – Location and Industrial Development

Ron Boschma, Asier Minondo, Mikel Navarro

The emergence of new industries at the regional level in Spain A proximity approach based on product-relatedness

Ugo Gragnolati, Daniele Moschella, Emanuele Pugliese

The Spinning Jenny and the Guillotine: Technological Diffusion at the Time of Revolutions

Heli Koski

Does marginal cost pricing of public sector information spur firm growth?

Chair and Discussant: Claudio Fassio (University of Torino and BRICK)


15.30 Coffee Break


15.45 – 17.30             Session 2 – Business Strategies

Massimiliano Bratti, Giulia Felice

Buyer-Supplier Relationships, Internationalization and Product Innovation

Alessandra Colombelli, Jackie Krafft , Francesco Quatraro

High Growth Firms and Technological Knowledge: Do gazelles follow exploration or exploitation strategies?

Cristiano Antonelli, Agnieszka Gehringer (University of Gottingen)

Knowledge externalities and demand pull: The European evidence.

Chair and Discussant: Giuseppe Scellato (Politecnico di Torino and BRICK)


17.45 - Bus back to Hotel Genova

20.00 – Restaurant “L’Agrifoglio”


June 22nd (Day 2)

9.00 - Bus from Hotel Genova to Collegio Carlo Alberto

9.30 – 11.15               Session 3 – Innovation Systems

Federico Biagi, J. Stancik

Characterizing the evolution of the EU-US R&D intensity gap using data from top R&D performers

Amnon Frenkel, Shlomo Maital, Eran Leck

Like Some, Like All, Like None: A Comparison of Five National Innovation Ecosystems, With Emphasis on Markets & Demand

Cristian Paulo Matti, Rodrigo Martinez Novo

Diverse perspectives on drivers and hampering factors for the creation of knowledge in organizations: an approach to the Spanish Innovation System.

Chair and Discussant: Fabio Montobbio (University of Torino and BRICK)


11.15 Coffee Break


11.30 – 13.15             Session 4 – Policy Strategy

Roberto Gabriele, Marco Corsino, Anna Giunta

R&D Incentives: The Effectiveness Of A Place-Based Policy

Valeria Costantini, Francesco Crespi, Ylenia Curci

BioPat: an investigation tool for analysis of industry evolution, technological paths and policy impact in the biofuels sector


Chair and Discussant: Cornelia Lawson (University of Torino and BRICK)


13.15 LUNCH


14.15 – 16.00             Session 5 – Innovation and Demand

Tommaso Ciarli, Andrè Lorentz

Product Variety and Changes in Consumption Patterns: The Effects of Structural Change on Growth

Claudio Fassio, Pier Paolo Patrucco

Exploitation and exploration as response to a demand-shock: Empirical evidence from SMEs in the automotive sector in Italy

Andreas Pyka, Pier Paolo Saviotti

On The Co-Evolution Of Innovation And Demand: Some Policy Implications

Chair and Discussant: Marco Guerzoni (University of Torino and BRICK)


16.00                          Conclusions




16.30 Bus back to Hotel Genova


Feel free to contact francesco.quatraro @ unice.fr if any other information is required.



Instruction for authors and discussants.


Authors have 20 minutes for presentations. All presentations should be in powerpoint or pdf formats. It would be preferable to receive presentations some days before the workshop, so as to upload all of them before the beginning.

Discussants have 30 minutes to discuss the papers presented in their session.

The remaining 15 minutes are for general discussion and questions from the audience.

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