Session 1B

THEME: Innovation, invention and creativity on a local scale.

Room: Xerox Canada (1st floor, Yellow)
Chair: Jorge Niosi

Andrea Sartori (University of Florence, Italy)
“The dialectics of creativity: an application to industrial districts and “Made in Italy””

YuanYuan Wu and Paola Perez Aleman (McGill University, Montréal)
“How Firms Create Knowledge through Collaborations

Francis Gosselin (University of Strasbourg, France)
“Linking the deviant ethos to collective action : the underground beyond the metaphor”

Frank Barès (HEC Montréal) and Thomas Froehlicher (HEC Liège)
“La construction d’une nouvelle convention d’innovation au service du développement de la région d’Helsinki”