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  • A systematic MIT approach for assessing ‘innovation-driven-entrepreneurship’ in ecosystems

    Phil Budden, Fiona Murray, Anna Turskaya

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    Draws upon MIT’s approach to innovation, entrepreneurship, and the powerful combination of ‘innovation-driven entrepreneurship’ to suggest a method to capture a set of globally-available metrics to assess these and the ecosystems in which they flourish.

  • An MIT Framework for Innovation Ecosystem Policy: Developing policies to support vibrant innovation ecosystems

    Phil Budden, Fiona Murray

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    ‘Innovation’ is much sought after but not often well understood. For policy-makers, it can be challenging to analyze and help create the conditions for innovation. Understanding the phenomenon of ‘innovation’ (and particularly the complex ecosystems in which it seems to thrive) would enable a more systematic assessment of the policy options available.

  • MIT iEcosystem Symposium

    MIT Innovation Initiative, MIT Lab for Innovation Science and Policy, MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program

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    A two-day symposium that brought together a global community of practitioners with thought leaders and scholars to explore the implementation of novel models, programs and initiatives that enhance economic growth and social progress in innovation ecosystems.

  • The Supply Chain Economy: A New Framework for Understanding Innovation and Services

    Mercedes Delgado, Karen G. Mills

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    An alternative framework that focuses on the suppliers of goods and services to businesses and the government: the “supply chain economy.” Our research shows that by categorizing the economy into Supply Chain versus Business-to-Consumer industries, a different picture emerges.

  • Engaging in Regional Innovation Ecosystems: Six Questions to Get Your University Partnerships Right!

    Lars Frølund, Fiona Murray, Max Riedel

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    By working through six fundamental questions, corporations can develop a more effective approach to their interaction with a range of universities, thus delivering more value for both parties and setting the stage for more effective ecosystem engagement.

  • An Exploration of Collaborative Scientific Production at MIT Through Spatial Organization and Institutional Affiliation

    Matthew Claudel, Emanuele Massaro, Paolo Santi, Fiona Murray, Carlo Ratti

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    An examination of the collaboration patterns of faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, through their academic output (papers and patents), and their organizational structures (institutional affiliation and spatial configuration) over a 10-year time span.