Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines

Spatial shifts and the emergence of innovative milieux: the case of the Jura region between 1960 and 1990

Crevoisier, Olivier

In: Environment and Planning C: Society and Space, 1993, vol. 11, no. 4, p. 419-430

The idea of 'regional innovative milieux' allows us to understand how certain regional actors innovate and manage to create new industrial activities. After this idea has been made more precise, it can be applied to the case of the Jura region. This provides an interesting picture of the numerous industrial transformations of this region. Innovative milieux are compared with some other views... More

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    The idea of 'regional innovative milieux' allows us to understand how certain regional actors innovate and manage to create new industrial activities. After this idea has been made more precise, it can be applied to the case of the Jura region. This provides an interesting picture of the numerous industrial transformations of this region. Innovative milieux are compared with some other views about regional development. The implications of this view on the interactions between industry and space are discussed.