Opening Productive Partnerships

Concerted Efforts for Europe


von Barisani, K.R.,
MacConaill, P.A.,
Tierney, K.

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Opening Productive Partnerships, captures the dimensions for productive partnerships between European industrialists and researchers, between information technology specialists and manufacturers. The book reports on the exchange of experiences, discussions and exploitations of results, and exploration of opportunities for collaboration.It also discusses the impact of RTD results on productivity, competitiveness and employment in European industry. It provides an overview of the current interplay of technological innovation, technology transfer and organisational and social issues.Topics are: The new Information Society, the interaction with manufacturing industry, Europe's common policies: Monetary, Economic, Social, Industrial and Research and Technological Development, Influence on and opportunities for the manufacturing and information industries, The global industrial society, and Cooperation opportunities.