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JournalISSN: 0048-7333

Research Policy 

Elsevier BV
About: Research Policy is an academic journal published by Elsevier BV. The journal publishes majorly in the area(s): Technological change & Entrepreneurship. It has an ISSN identifier of 0048-7333. Over the lifetime, 3784 publications have been published receiving 571720 citations.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors explain why innovating firms often fail to obtain significant economic returns from an innovation, while customers, imitators and other industry participants be- nefit.

7,020 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors describe and explain sectoral patterns of technical change as revealed by data on about 2000 significant innovations in Britain since 1945, which can be explained by sources of technology, requirements of users, and possibilities for appropriation.

5,749 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors propose a model to account for both continuous changes and discontinuities in technological innovation, and define the process of selection of new technological paradigms among a greater set of notionally possible ones.

5,460 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, the Triple Helix of university-industry-government relations is compared with alternative models for explaining the current research system in its social contexts, and the authors suggest that university research may function increasingly as a locus in the "laboratory" of knowledge-intensive network transitions.

5,324 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors address the question of how technological transitions (TT) come about and identify particular patterns and mechanisms in transition processes, defined as major, long-term technological changes in the way societal functions are fulfilled.

5,020 citations

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