Working Group Economic Geography

Finished Projects

1992-2000

  • Nieuwe Kansen voor Bedrijven in Grensregio's (New Chances for Enterprises in Border Regions) (1992-1994). In commission of the Commission on Development of Enterprises/Social-Economic Council (COB/SER), The Hague.
  • Trade Union Involvement in the Community, Regional Policies in the Netherlands, Case-study: Objective 2-region South Limburg (1993). In commission of the FNV, Dutch Trade Unions on behalf of the European Trade Unions Council (ETUC).
  • Scenario-onderzoek naar de industrieel-economische toekomst van Limburg (Scenario Research on the Manufacturing and Economic Future of South Limburg) (1993). In commission of the Province of Limburg, Maastricht.
  • Research and Technology Management in Enterprises, Issues for Community Policies; Regional Report on Technology Management in the Euroregion (1993). In commission of the EC, SAST (Strategic Assessment of Science and Technology) No. 8.
  • De relatie tussen kennisaanbieders en het bedrijfsleven in en rond het Stedelijk Knooppunt Maastricht-Heerlen (The Relations between Knowledge Suppliers and the Economy in the Region Maastricht-Heerlen) (1994). In commission of the Cities Maastricht and Heerlen.
  • MONITOR, Monitoring technology policy in Europe; with an application to the consequences of the rise of South-East Asian Countries (1994). In commission of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague.
  • Technology Transfer and the Role of Transfer Agencies; Lessons for the Euregion Maas-Rhine (1994). In commission of ETRA, Euregional TRansfer Agency, a co-operation between the transfer agencies of the universities of Aachen, Maastricht and Liège in the Euregion Maas-Rhine.
  • Politische Kooperationsnetzwerke in europäischen Automobilregionen (local authorities co-operation networks in European car regions) (1994). In commission of the Wissenschaftszentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen, Institut Arbeit und Technik, Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
  • Analysis of the Regional Science & Technology Policies in Europe; the German Case-Studies of Baden-Württemberg and Thuringia (1995). In commission of the EC, DG-XII (Science, Research and Development).
  • Die Förderung der Vernetzung kleiner und mittlerer Unternehmen mit wissenschaftlichen Einrichtungen; eine Bestandsaufnahme (inter)nationaler Studien und Erfahrungen (the stimulation of networking between small and medium-sized enterprises and public research institutes; a survey of (inter)national studies and experiences) (1995). In commission of the Wissenschaftszentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen, Institut Arbeit und Technik, Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
  • The Development and Performance of Opto-Electronics in Germany (1996/1997). In commission of the OECD, Territorial Development Service, Paris.
  • Conversion of the Defence Industry, Innovation and Regional Economic Development in North Rhine-Westphalia, Belgium and the Netherlands (1996/1997). In commission of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research of North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • Defence Conversion and Regional Economic Development: the Problems with the International Transfer of Conversion Experiences (1997/1998). In commission of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research of North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • Zukünfte in Stadtregionen (Futures in City-Regions) (1996/1997). In commission of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research of North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • The Role of Regions in the South Korean Innovation Support System (1998/1999). In commission of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Science, Research and Development, Brussels (Science & Technology Fellowship Korea).
  • Internationalisierung der staatlichen Forschungs- und Technologiepolitik (1999). In commission of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Bonn.
  • Clustermonitor (1999/2000). In commission of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Hague.
  • RITTS (Regional Innovation and Technology Transfer Strategy) Region Dresden (1999/2000). In commission of the Stiftung Innovation und Arbeit Sachsen, Dresden.
  • RITTS (Regional Innovation and Technology Transfer Strategy) Utrecht (1999/2000). In commission of the Province of Utrecht.