Université de Neuchâtel

The Photovoltaic Industry in Western Switzerland : The Emergence of a Multi-Local Valuation Milieu

Livi, Christian ; Jeannerat, Hugues ; Crevoisier, Olivier

(Working Papers MAPS ; 4)

Various territorial innovation models have been developed since the 1980s, offering a new perspective on how certain regional production systems have grown out of the innovation and training processes specific to certain local milieus. These models reflect a process of economic globalisation characterised by the increased mobility of goods and services but limited by those production factors...