Innovation Cooperation: Energy Biosciences and Law
University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2011, p. 101
45 Pages Posted: 26 Jan 2011 Last revised: 16 Sep 2012
Date Written: November 1, 2010
This Article analyzes the development and dissemination of environmentally sound technologies that can address climate change. Climate change poses catastrophic health and security risks on a global scale. Universities, individual innovators, private firms, civil society, governments, and the United Nations can unite in the common goal to address climate change. This Article recommends means by which legal, scientific, engineering, and a host of other public and private actors can bring environmentally sound innovation into widespread use to achieve sustainable development. In particular, universities can facilitate this collaboration by fostering global innovation and diffusion networks.
Keywords: innovation, clean energy technology, universities, environmentally sound technologies, climate change, security, United Nations, research and development R&D, technology transfer, TRIPS, capacity building, renewable, biofuels, algae, oil subsidies, jobs, education, Intellectual Property, Diffusion
JEL Classification: C7,K32,K33,K34,L00,L9,L97,N5,N7,O3,P4,Q1,Q18,Q2,Q3,Q4,Q40,Q41,Q42,Q48,R1,R4,R5,Z
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