Based on a clear and comprehensive literature review, this book contains an analysis of five knowledge locations in Europe and one in South Korea. The case studies in the book cover several European countries (Ireland, Finland, Germany, Spain, The Netherlands). The cases are well grounded in the different contexts that these national settings provide, which allows comparisons between them.
Part I: 1. Introduction 2. History and Trends in Knowledge Locations: an Urban Turn? 3. Empirics: What do we Know About the Success of Knowledge Locations? 4. Building Blocks of an Integrative Framework 5. Methodology and Research Design Part II 6. Dublin: Digital Hub 7. Eindhoven: Strup-S 8. Helsinki: Arabianranta 9. Incheon: Dongdo International City 10. Munich: Maxvorstadt 11. San Sebastian: [email protected] Part III 12. Key Findings from the Case Studies, Policy and Practice 13. Assessing the Added Value of Knowledge Locations 14. Theoretical Framework and Propositions