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Innovation Concepts and Typology – An Evolutionary Discussion

49 Pages Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last revised: 8 May 2013

Maxim Nikolaevich Kotsemir

National Research University - Higher School of Economics

Alexander Abroskin

Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration; Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy

Dirk Meissner

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Date Written: February 20, 2013

Abstract

This paper is devoted to the analysis of evolution of innovation concepts, aspect and types. First emergence and evolution of different aspects and concepts of innovation are analysed, then the development of innovation concepts from a historical perspective and finally an overview given of types of innovation classifications developed in the literature. Surrounding this different definitions of innovation are described and analyzed in detail. The main goal of the article is to define the trend of development of innovation conceptualization and understanding over time.

Keywords: innovation concepts, innovation types, aspects of innovation, innovation systems, innovation ecosystems, typology of innovation, product innovation, process innovation, service innovation, marketing innovation, organization innovation, business innovation

JEL Classification: B10, B20, O31, O32, O33, Q55

Suggested Citation

Kotsemir, Maxim Nikolaevich and Abroskin, Alexander and Meissner, Dirk, Innovation Concepts and Typology – An Evolutionary Discussion (February 20, 2013). Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 05/STI/2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2221299 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2221299

Maxim Kotsemir (Contact Author)

National Research University - Higher School of Economics ( email )

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Moscow, RI Moscow 119017
Russia

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Alexander Abroskin

Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration ( email )

Vernadskogo Prospect 82
Moscow, 119571
Russia

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy

Gazetny Pereulok, 3-5
Moscow, 125993
Russia

Dirk Meissner

National Research University Higher School of Economics ( email )

Myasnitskaya street 20
Moscow, Moscow 119017
Russia

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