Is there a Progressive Approach to Innovation Policy?

Title: Is there a Progressive Approach to Innovation Policy?
Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: 2012
Published In: Progressive Planning
Publisher Planners Network

A reimaging of manufacturing policy requires looking again at innovation and what it means for the long-run viability of the neighborhoods and communities that constitute our regional economies. Innovation leads to adaptation, flexibility, and resilience of local economies. Consistent innovation, deployed through a network of advanced manufacturers, presents the possibility of a sustainable production system capable of adapting over time rather than collapsing. In this context then, advanced manufacturing policy, requires a progressive approach to innovation investments.


Progressive Planning. Winter. Issue 190. Planners Network. Publisher's Site.

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