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Symposia at the Studio of Villa Bosch
Heidelberg University
Department of Geography
Berliner Str. 48
69120 Heidelberg

Klara Jungkunz
Marius Zipf


Volumes 16 and 17 of the Knowledge and Space Book Series are out now!

To read Volume 16 "Space, Place and Educational Settings,"  click here Externer Inhalt (Open Access)

To read Volume 17 "Knowledge and Civil Society,"  click here Externer Inhalt (Open Access)


The general outline of the 20th Symposium "Placing the Future" is online now

To read the general outline now, click here Externer Inhalt

To read the program now, click here Externer Inhalt


General Outline of "Knowledge and Economy"

  1. Under what conditions does knowledge become an economic product in different cultures? What types of knowledge can be turned into economic products? What are the societal consequences if knowledge becomes an economic product and if it does not?
  2. Research and industry in historical perspective. Knowledge transfer between universities and economic institutions and vice versa? The recruitment of scientists and top managers in various types of firms.
  3. Evolution of technologies in time and space. Knowledge, technologies and regional competitiveness. The effects of technological change on regional development.
  4. Innovations and regional development. How can we define and measure spatial disparities of innovativeness? Which factors contribute to regional disparities of innovativeness?
  5. Knowledge in economic theory. Is rationality enough?
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