Centre for Applied Research on Social Sciences and Law

Polishing knowledge pearls


In our knowledge-based society, prosperity derives from knowledge and innovation rather than from natural resources or a favourable geographic location.

Knowledge-based societies organise, renew and recombine knowledge resources effectively. Networks of companies, research institutes and entre- preneurs turn existing and new knowledge into innovative products, services or concepts that they sell on the market. Fast technological developments urge firms to invest massively in knowledge and learning.

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Reference van Winden, W. (2016). Polishing knowledge pearls. In F. Bettac, & P. Hössel (Eds.), IBA_SUMMIT No 2: knowledge base(d) urbanism (pp. 18-19).

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Jun 2016


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