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Innovation under the Radar

The Nature and Sources of Innovation in Africa

The first systematic and comprehensive analysis of innovation in Africa based on mixed methods and dedicated firm-level, multi-country, multi-year survey data. Les mer
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The first systematic and comprehensive analysis of innovation in Africa based on mixed methods and dedicated firm-level, multi-country, multi-year survey data.

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Foreword Luc Soete; 1. Introduction; 2. Innovation in Low Income Countries: Received Wisdom; 3. The Economy of Ghana and Tanzania: An Overview; Part I. The Nature and Domestic Sources of Innovation in Africa: 4. Innovation under the Radar as a Response to Constraints: The Nature of Innovation in Africa (with Giacommo Zanello); 5. Open Innovation as a Response to Constraints and Risks: The Role of Collaboration, Universities, Clusters and Value Chains; 6. Innovation and Growth of African Firms: Survival and Growth; 7. Women Entrepreneurs and Innovation (with Mammo Muchie and Abiodun Egbetokun); 8. The Role of the State in Innovation in Africa (with George Essegbey and Bitrina Diyamett); Part II. The Diffusion of Foreign Innovation into Africa: 9. The Diffusion of Foreign Innovation to Africa: The Role of Trade, MNEs and Diasporas; 10. Social Networks and Knowledge Diffusion within MNE Subsidiaries; Part III. Emerging Technologies and Innovation in Africa: 11. ICT Adoption and Innovation (with Jun Hou); 12. The Diffusion and Adoption of Digital Finance Innovation in Africa (with Anne Kingiri); 13. Opportunities and Challenges of 4th Industrial Revolution for Africa; 14. Conclusions: Can Africa Leap Frog the Innovation Gap?

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Xiaolan Fu is the Founding Director of the Technology and Management Centre for Development, Professor of Technology and International Development at the University of Oxford. She led the DFID/ESRC research on 'Diffusion of Innovation in Low-income countries', and is appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations to the Governing Council of the Technology Bank and the High-Level Advisory Group of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism for sustainable development.