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Innovation centers in Malaysia: a review

Anuar, Rashidah Nural and Mohd. Osman, Mohd. Hassan and Ismail, Kamariah (2012) Innovation centers in Malaysia: a review. In: 2012 2nd International Conference on Applied Social Science (ICASS 2012), Vol 1. Information Engineering Research, USA, pp. 504-509. ISBN 978-161275006-4

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The government plans to establish a National Innovation Center (NIC) and a network of Centers of Innovation Excellence while Malaysia march to the next phase of economic development that is transforming from resource-based to innovation-based economy. Innovation Centers (ICs) have a crucial role to play in the successful commercialization of inventions and technology arising from research, business and development (RB&D) in order to establish NIC in the innovation led economy. In Malaysia, there are number of existing ICs operated by higher institution of learning and research centers such as SIRIM and FRIM. However, the key issue is whether such ICs can work in tandem with soon to be established. This study investigates the actors involved in these centers and their roles in innovation systems in Malaysia environment.

Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:Indexed by Web of Knowledge
Uncontrolled Keywords:innovation system, innovation center, actors in innovation centers
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:International Business School
ID Code:36056
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:02 Dec 2013 03:52
Last Modified:06 Aug 2017 05:08

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