Leveraging R&D investment for the Australian built environment
Hampson, Keith D. & Kraatz, Judy A. (2011) Leveraging R&D investment for the Australian built environment. In Haugbolle, K., Gottleib, S.C., Kahkonon , K.E., & Klakegg , O.J. (Eds.) 6th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organisation - Shaping the Construction/Society nexus. Volume 3: Construction in Society, Danish Building Research Institute, Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 517-528.
This paper discusses a current research project building new understandings and knowledge relevant to R&D funding strategies in Australia. Building on a retrospective analysis of R&D trends and industry outcomes, an industry roadmap will be developed to inform R&D policies more attuned to future industry needs to improve research investment effectiveness. The project will also include analysis of research team formation and management (involving end users from public and private sectors together with research and knowledge institutions), and dissemination of outcomes and uptake in the Australian building and construction industry. The project will build on previous research extending open innovation system theory and network analysis and procurement, focused on R&D. Through the application of dynamic capabilities and strategic foresighting theory, an industry roadmap for future research investment will be developed, providing a stronger foundation for more targeted policy recommendations. This research will contribute to more effective construction processes in the future through more targeted research funding and more effective research partnerships between industry and researchers.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||R&D policy, R&D diffusion, innovation systems, strategic foresighting, industry roadmapping|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (129900)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Current > Research Centres > Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Danish Building Research Institute, Aalborg University|
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|Deposited On:||19 Apr 2011 12:21|
|Last Modified:||20 Apr 2011 21:18|
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