• 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • 2 CONTENTS
  • 3 PREFACE
  • 3.1 The DTI Innovation Review
  • 3.2 The Porter Report
  • 3.3 The AIM Management Research Forum
  • 3.4 How the report was devised
  • 3.5 What the report contains
  • 3.6 Who the report is for?
  • 4 INTRODUCTION
  • 4.1 Background
  • 4.2 The need for the review
  • 4.3 The purpose of the review
  • 4.4 Overall objectives
  • 5 METHODOLOGY
  • 5.1 Evidence-based Policy and Practice
  • 5.2 Systematic Review
  • 5.3 The Review Strategy
  • 6 FINDINGS
  • 6.1 Results of the Review – The Evidence Base
  • 6.2 Overview of Innovation
  • 6.3 Stage 1: Policy and Research Recommendations
  • 7 RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN NETWORKING AND INNOVATION
  • 7.1 Diversity of Partners
  • 7.2 Network Factors
  • 7.3 Network Constraints
  • 7.4 The Regional and Local Embeddedness of Networks
  • 7.5 Stage 2: Policy and Research Recommendations
  • 8 EVIDENCE ON NETWORKING AND INNOVATION IN THE UK
  • 8.1 Results of the Review – The UK Evidence Base
  • 8.2 UK Theme 1: Networks in the Market Interface
  • 8.3 UK Theme 2: The Role of Third Parties
  • 8.4 UK Theme 3: The Role of Science Partners
  • 8.5 UK Theme 4: The Role of Venture Finance Partners
  • 8.6 UK Theme 5: The Role of Institutional Mechanisms .
  • 8.7 UK Theme 6: Managing Networks
  • 8.8 UK Theme 7: Network Configuration
  • 8.9 UK Theme 8: Network Failure
  • 8.10 UK Theme 9: Local and Regional Embeddedness
  • 8.11 UK Compared to Germany
  • 8.12 UK Compared to the USA
  • 8.13 Stage 3: Policy and Research Recommendations
  • 9 POLICY/RESEARCH IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS
  • 9.1 Conclusions
  • 9.2 Policy Recommendations
  • 9.3 Research Implications
  • 10 REFERENCES
  • 10.1 A List Studies Included In The Review
  • 10.2 Studies Included During Writing .
  • 10.3 Additional References
  • 11 APPENDICIES
  • 11.1 The Authors
  • 11.2 Keywords used in the review
  • 11.3 Electronic Databases
  • 11.4 The Selection of studies
  • 11.5 Studies quality assessment criteria
  • 11.6 Detailed Search Process and Results
  • 11.7 Citation Search Results