Chapter | The Innovation for Development Report 2010-2011 | 2010

Breakthrough Inventions and the Growth of Innovation Clusters

by William R. Kerr

Abstract

This report provides a comprehensive look at the role of innovation in promoting economic and social development. It examines the impact of innovation on the economic growth of developing countries and the future role of technological innovation in international efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, amongst many other issues.

Keywords: Technological Innovation; Developing Countries and Economies; Society; Growth and Development; Weather and Climate Change; Social Issues; Industry Clusters; Business and Government Relations;

Citation:

Kerr, William R. "Breakthrough Inventions and the Growth of Innovation Clusters." In The Innovation for Development Report 2010-2011, edited by Augusto Lopez-Carlos, 103–107. Hampshire, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.