GGR251H1: Geography of Innovation

Hours: 
24L

Explores how new technologies and industries are generated and sustained, or failed to be. Focuses on the dynamics of leading technological sectors such as electronics, automobiles and biotechnology in their geographical and historical contexts. We critically scrutinise the iconic Silicon Valley along with other major innovative regions/nations, and investigate the key role of universities and finance in driving innovation and entrepreneurship.

 
Exclusion: 

GGR300H1 (2014-15)

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)