Knowledge Gatekeepers and Path Development on the Knowledge Periphery: The Case of Ruta N in Medellin, Colombia

  title={Knowledge Gatekeepers and Path Development on the Knowledge Periphery: The Case of Ruta N in Medellin, Colombia},
  author={Arnault Morisson},
  journal={Area Development and Policy},
  pages={115 - 98}
ABSTRACT The literature on path development is increasingly concerned with providing targeted policy recommendations for different regional innovation systems. This paper examines the case of Ruta N, a regional innovation agency operating on the knowledge periphery in Medellin, Colombia. The municipally owned intermediary organization Ruta N stimulates new industrial path development by facilitating the acquisition, diffusion and absorption of extra-regional knowledge within the regional… Expand
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