• Abstract / Zusammenfassung
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Regions: Dresden, Jena, Halle, and Rostock
  • 2.1 Selection of Regions
  • 2.2 Innovative Potential and Patent Output
  • 3. Regional Innovator Networks and the Role of Research Institutions
  • 3.1 Patent Data and Social Network Analysis
  • 3.2 Patent Data from Research Institutions: Critical Remarks
  • 3.3 Graphical Analysis
  • 3.4 Comparative Network Structures
  • 4. Research Institutions as Distinguished Network Actors
  • 5. Conclusion
  • References
  • Appendix: Actor Centrality