Ingo Liefner: New Publication

In a research paper jointly authored with Yuefang SI (East China Normal University, Shanghai) and Kerstin J. Schäfer (Economic Geography, Hannover) Ingo Liefner examines collaborative research projects carried out by German universities and the telecommunications equipment company Huawei. This link provides free access to the paper published in Technovation for a limited time span. This paper’s results show under which conditions joint university-industry-collaboration contributes to technological catching-up of firms. The findings broaden the scientific discussion regarding the topics of latecomer firms and university-industry-relations.