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This article deals with the innovation system in Germany at the borderline of food, nutrition and health. After an overview over existing concepts to analyse innovations in system theory, the major factors (technologies, economic competence, institutional infrastructure, development block) are studied which determine the innovation system in this area in Germany. Afterwards recommendations are outlined on how to modify the innovation system in future.

Keywords: Food ; Nutrition ; Health ; Food industry ; Functional Food ; Innovation system ; Technological System ; Germany

Subject(s): Agribusiness

Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety

Issue Date: 2001

Publication Type: Journal Article

DOI and Other Identifiers: ISSN 0002-1121 (Other)

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/98905 Published in: German Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 50, Number 6 Page range: 331-341

Total Pages: 11

Record appears in: German Journal of Agricultural Economics > German Journal of Agricultural Economics





Author: Menrad, Klaus

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/98905?ln=en







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