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Dynamics of Large Structures and Inverse Problems

Mathematical and Mechanical Engineering Set – Volume 5

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Civil Engineering Structures According to the Eurocodes

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Swelling Concrete in Dams and Hydraulic Structures

DSC 2017

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Earthquake Occurrence

Short- and Long-term Models and their Validation

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The Chemostat

Mathematical Theory of Microorganims Cultures

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From Prognostics and Health Systems Management to Predictive Maintenance 2

Knowledge, Traceability and Decision

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First Hitting Time Regression Models

Lifetime Data Analysis Based on Underlying Stochastic Processes

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The Innovative Company

An Ill-defined Object

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Reading and Writing Knowledge in Scientific Communities

Digital Humanities and Knowledge Construction

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Going Past Limits To Growth

A Report to the Club of Rome EU-Chapter

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Innovation Engines

Entrepreneurs and Enterprises in a Turbulent World

Edited by Dimitri Uzunidis, University of Lille, France Pierre Saulais, Consultant, France

ISBN: 9781786301642

Publication Date: May 2017   Hardback   220 pp.

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In an uncertain economy where business risk is high, innovation is at the heart of business.
To understand the process of innovation, from the design and development of new products to the price of the creative dimension of the individual, studying the company and the organization is essential.
In new approaches to innovation, the entrepreneur and the company are defined by their skills. The innovative organization is presented in this book as a dynamic system composed of specific and diversified skills.
By acquiring, combining and mobilizing these skills, the innovative agent can create technological resources and develop relationships within their environment.
Managing the design, application and protection of intellectual property is an important aspect of this, as is the development of new goods, services and technology models, businesses and organizations.


1. Innovation Strategies and Entrepreneurial Dynamics.
2. Innovative Milieus and Innovative Entrepreneurship.
3. Start-up Founders and Support for Technology Entrepreneurs.
4. The Importance of Entrepreneurial Creativity.
5. From Ideation to Product Launch.
6. The Patent: A “Swiss Army Knife” for Invention and Innovation.
7. Invention, Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights.
8. Commitment to an Industrial Evolution.

About the Authors

Dimitri Uzunidis is Professor in Political Economy. He is currently President of the Research Network on Innovation in Paris, France.
Pierre Saulais is a civil engineer in Aeronautics and Space and is the holder of a doctorate in Knowledge Management. His research interests focus on knowledge-based innovation (KBI), as well as on the generation and extraction of inventive knowledge.


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