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Duurzame innovatie en Intellectual Property

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Duurzame innovatie en Intellectual Property

  1. 1. Sustainable innovationIn search for the value added configuration - Rink Weijs & Niels Faber -Introduction Framework for configurationsSustainable innovation goes beyond In search for more value addingrealizing technical solutions. To be configurations, we identified foureffective, knowledge has to be dispersed important dimensions for knowledgeand used to assure maximum benefit. sharing that shape the dynamics ofBut to what extend can knowledge knowledge exchange (table 1).sharing for sustainable innovation berealized without losing its ownership?AppropriationUnique knowledge assets strengthen aorganizations competitive advantage.Sharing knowledge that has carefullybeen developed during costlyinnovation processes with third partiesjeopardizes the competitive advantage. ConfigurationsTherefore firms tend to protect their Three basic configurations can beknowledge with Intellectual Property derived based on a continuum fromRights (IPR). IPR’s like patents, closed to open business models: (1)copyright, database right and Closed Innovation Model, (2) Opentrademarks provide an appropriation Innovation Model and (3) the Openregime which main mechanism is Access Model. Each of them haverestricting the availability of knowledge different effects on sustainablein order to maximize economic benefit. innovation, collaboration and learning.Innovation paradoxIPR’s provide an incentive to createknowledge, but protection slows thediffusion of proprietary knowledge topublic knowledge. Valuable knowledgefor sustainable innovation becomes‘captured’ as proprietary knowledge andstops flowing through cultural space(figure 1). Knowledge collaboration and learning in sustainable innovation

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