publication . Article . 1995

Formation of biotechnology firms in the Greater Seattle region: an empirical investigation of entrepreneurial, financial, and educational perspectives

P Haug;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1995 Journal: Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, volume 27, pages 249-267 (issn: 0308-518X, eissn: 1472-3409, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract
The biotechnology sector is a revolutionary industrial sector and promises significant innovations in medicine, veterinary care, plant agriculture, food processing, and environmental industries. Within the United States, biotechnology firms have generally agglomerated in existing regional high-technology complexes. In this paper empirical evidence is presented on the formation, evolution, financial sources, and educational relationships of thirty-three commercial biotechnology firms in the Greater Seattle metropolitan region, a leading US biotechnology concentration. Data were collected through extensive personal interviews, and these biotechnology organizations...
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free text keywords: Geography, Planning and Development, Environmental Science (miscellaneous), Empirical evidence, Financial structure, Social science, Food processing, business.industry, business, Metropolitan area, Economics, Finance, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Secondary sector of the economy
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publication . Article . 1995

Formation of biotechnology firms in the Greater Seattle region: an empirical investigation of entrepreneurial, financial, and educational perspectives

P Haug;