Lopez, Henry and Vanhaverbeke, Wim (2009): How innovation intermediaries are shaping the technology market? An analysis of their business model.
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In an era with abundant and widely distributed knowledge across the globe, technology markets became prominent. As technology transactions suffer from several market imperfections, a rapidly increasing number of various innovation intermediaries are facilitating these transactions. We analyse how a subset of these intermediaries create value in a two-sided market and how they can capture part of the value. A detailed analysis of the business model of 12 innovation intermediaries clarifies how these organizations improve the effectiveness of technology markets providing benefits for both sides of the market. We also look at managerial trade-offs between the use of intermediaries’ services and in-house innovation platforms.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||How innovation intermediaries are shaping the technology market? An analysis of their business model|
|Keywords:||innovation intermediaries; open innovation; business model; two-sided markets|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Innovation ; Research and Development ; Technological Change ; Intellectual Property Rights > O31 - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives|
|Depositing User:||Wim Vanhaverbeke|
|Date Deposited:||08. Oct 2011 14:03|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 22:49|
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