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1.

Grassroots Digital Fabrication and Makerspaces: Reconfiguring, Relocating and Recalibrating Innovation?

University of Sussex, SPRU Working Paper SWPS 2013-02
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Institut für ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung (IÖW), Institute For Research And Innovation In Society and University of Twente
Downloads 443
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Innovation as Growth Policy: The Challenge for Europe

SWPS 2014-13
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Cambridge
Downloads 367
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Synergy in Innovation Systems: Redundancy in the Triple Helix of University-Industry-Government Relations

SWPS 2017-08
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR), National Research University Higher School of Economics and University of Kent, Kent Business School
Downloads 309
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Why Researchers Publish in Non-Mainstream Journals: Training, Knowledge Bridging and Gap-Filling

Research Policy, 2017, SWPS 2016-22
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Independent, University of Sussex and Ingenio (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de València
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High-Growth Firms: Stylized Facts and Conflicting Results

SWPS 2015-05
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School
Downloads 256
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Financing Renewable Energy: Who Is Financing What and Why it Matters

SWPS 2016-12
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex
Downloads 251
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Inclusive Innovation and Rapid Sociotechnical Transitions: The Case of Mobile Money in Kenya

SWPS 2017-07
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 216
8.

Twenty Challenges for Innovation Studies

SWPS 2015-30
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
SPRU, University of Sussex
Downloads 188
9.

Precaution in the Governance of Technology

Forthcoming Oxford Handbook on the Law and Regulation of Technology , SWPS 2016-14
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
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10.

What is Technology? Six Definitions and Two Pathologies

SWPS 2014-19
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 162
11.

The Green Entrepreneurial State

SWPS 2015-28
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 147
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Serendipity: Towards a Taxonomy and a Theory

SWPS 2016-17
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
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Deep Transitions: Emergence, Acceleration, Stabilization and Directionality

SWPS 2016-15
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 133
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From Fuel Poverty to Energy Vulnerability: The Importance of Services, Needs and Practices.

SWPS 2014-25
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Manchester, University of Manchester and University of Manchester
Downloads 131
15.

Social Innovation, Democracy and Makerspaces

SWPS 2017-10
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 130
16.

Understanding the Intensity of UK Policy Commitments to Nuclear Power

SWPS 2016-16
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 13 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex
Downloads 129
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The Rise of Mission-Oriented State Investment Banks: The Cases of Germany's KfW and Brazil's BNDES

SWPS 2015-26
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex
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18.

Community-Based Digital Fabrication Workshops: A Review of the Research Literature.

SWPS 2014-08
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 100
19.

What is Happening to Our Universities?

SWPS 2016-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
SPRU, University of Sussex
Downloads 93
20.

Services in Developing Economies: A New Chance for Catching-Up?

SWPS 2015-32
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and University of Sussex
Downloads 91
21.

What is an Emerging Technology?

SWPS 2015-06
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit), University of Sussex, Georgia Institute of Technology and SPRU, University of Sussex

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Downloads 87
22.

From Market Fixing to Market-Creating: A New Framework for Economic Policy

SWPS 2015-25
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 86
23.

Lost in Space? NASA and the Changing Public-Private Eco-System in Space

SWPS 2016-20
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex
Downloads 86
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Towards a Typology of Intermediaries in Transitions: A Systematic Review

SWPS 2017-17
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
SPRU, University of Sussex, Utrecht University - Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Aalto University and Wageningen UR
Downloads 86
25.

Apple's Changing Business Model: What Should the World's Richest Company Do with All Those Profits?

SWPS 2013-07
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts Lowell, University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and The Academic-Industry Research Network
Downloads 75
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Reviewing the Evidence on the Innovation Impact of the EU Emission Trading System

SWPS 2016-09
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
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When Linder Meets Hirschman: Inter-Industry Linkages and Global Value Chains in Business Services.

SWPS 2015-20
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate, University of Teramo and University of Sussex
Downloads 72
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Technology Development in South Africa: The Case of Wind and Solar PV

SWPS 2016-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex
Downloads 71
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Towards Innovation Democracy? Participation, Responsibility and Precaution in Innovation Governance.

SWPS 2014-24
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
Downloads 68
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From Sustainability to Transformation: Dynamics and Diversity in Reflexive Governance of Vulnerability.

SWPS 2014-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
Downloads 63
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Exploring the Role of Servitization to Overcome Barriers for Innovative Energy Efficiency Technologies – The Case of Public LED Street Lighting in German Municipalities

SWPS 2015-07
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Utrecht University - Utrecht University School of Economics, Sustainable Business Institute (SBI) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 60
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Funding Data from Publication Acknowledgements: Coverage, Uses and Limitations.

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Forthcoming, SWPS 2016-08
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex, SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit), University of Sussex, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit) - University of Sussex and University of Sussex
Downloads 58
33.

Coworker Complementarity

SWPS 2017-05
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 57
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The Role of Community Leadership in the Development of Grassroots Innovations

SWPS 2016-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 55
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Fossil Energy in Economic Growth: A Study of the Energy Direction of Technical Change, 1950-2012

SWPS 2016-11
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
Downloads 54
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Innovative Procurement Frameworks for Energy Performance Contracting in the UK Public Sector

SWPS 2015-31
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Utrecht University - Utrecht University School of Economics
Downloads 54
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Developing Capabilities in the Seed Industry: Which Direction to Follow?

SWPS 2014-12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Centro de Investigaciones para la Transformación (Cenit), United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 53
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Quantitative Analysis of Technology Futures: A Review of Techniques, Uses and Characteristics.

SWPS 2015-23
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
SPRU, University of Sussex, CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School and Ingenio (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de València
Downloads 52
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User-Made Immobilities: A Transitions Perspective

SWPS 2016-13
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 51
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Employment Effects of Innovations over the Business Cycle: Firm-Level Evidence from European Countries

SWPS 2017-03
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Center for European Economic Research (ZEW)

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Going Beyond Instrument Interactions: Towards a More Comprehensive Policy Mix Conceptualization for Environmental Technological Change

SWPS 2015-12
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Utrecht University
Downloads 50
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Comparing Nuclear Power Trajectories in Germany and the UK: From 'Regimes' to 'Democracies' in Sociotechnical Transitions and Discontinuities

SWPS 2015-18
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex
Downloads 48
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Don't Stop Me Now: Barriers to Innovation and Firm Productivity.

SWPS 2014-04
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Sussex
Downloads 48
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Experiments in Climate Governance – A Systematic Review of Research on Energy and Built Environment Transitions

SWPS 2015-36
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
SPRU, University of Sussex, Government of the Republic of Finland - Finnish Environment Institute, VU University Amsterdam, University of East Anglia (UEA) and Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany, Institute of Environmental Communication
Downloads 48
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How Satisfied are the Self-Employed? A Life Domain View.

SWPS 2014-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Bard College - Bard College Berlin and CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School
Downloads 43
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Barriers to Innovation: Can Firm Age Help Lower Them?

SWPS 2015-33
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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47.

Global Structural Change and Value Chains in Services. A Reappraisal

SWPS 2015-19
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
Downloads 42
48.

Accounting for Productive Investment and Value Creation

SWPS 2013-09
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and The Open University
Downloads 41
49.

High Growth Firms, Innovation and Competition: The Case of the US Pharmaceutical Industry

SWPS 2013-16
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and The Open University
Downloads 41
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Investing in Food Security? Philanthrocapitalism, Biotechnology and Development

SWPS 2013-12
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of York
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