The Irish National Innovation System: Structures, Performance and Challenges
Cunningham, James A.
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Cunningham, J. and Golden, W. (2009) "The Irish National Innovation System: Structures, Performance and Challenges", CISC Working Paper No. 30.
This paper deals with three elements of the Irish National Innovation System namely structures, performance and challenges. The paper begins by outlining the policy context and then focuses on technology trajectories and institutional structures and evolution. In focusing on outputs of the national innovation system key indicators are outlined as well as technology commercialisation initiatives. The paper concludes by outlining the strengths and weaknesses in the Irish National Innovation system and the cultural drivers the have driven it evolution.