Why Catalonia cannot be considered as a regional innovation system

@article{Vilanova2001WhyCC,
  title={Why Catalonia cannot be considered as a regional innovation system},
  author={Marta Riba Vilanova and Loet Leydesdorff},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={50},
  pages={215-240}
}
We present a model to assess the systemness of an innovation system. Patent and citation datawith an institutional address in Catalonia (1986-1996) were analyzed in terms of relationallinkages and the development in these distributions over time was evaluated using methods fromsystems dynamics. Relational linkages are extremely scarce. A transition at the system's levelcould be indicated around 1990 when using institutional addresses, but not when using cognitivecategories. The institutional… CONTINUE READING

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