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ABEL, Keith Russell (<i>born</i> 1963), Founding Director, Abel &amp; Cole, organic food business, since 1988

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial History; Industry Studies; Primary Products. 92 words.

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ABEL, Roger Lee (<i>born</i> 1943), Director, Cygnus Oil and Gas Corporation (formerly Touchstone Resources USA Inc.), 2005–07 (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 2005–06)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial History; Industry Studies; Primary Products. 270 words.

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ABEL SMITH, Richard Francis (1933 - 2004), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, 1991–99

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial History; Industry Studies; Primary Products; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 144 words.

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ABENSUR, Eric (<i>born</i> 1964), Group Chief Executive Officer, Venda Ltd, since 2008 (Deputy Managing Director, 2007–08)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems. 90 words.

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ABRAHAM, Neville Victor (<i>born</i> 1937), Chairman: Liberty Wines Ltd, since 2003; Metabolic Services Ltd, since 2013; Groupe Chez Gérard plc, 1994–2003 (Joint Founder, 1986; Chief Executive, 1994–99)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; Labour History; Services. 156 words.

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ABRAHAMS, Michael David (<i>born</i> 1937), Chairman, Ferrexpo plc, since 2007

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Industrial History; Industry Studies; Manufacturing; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health. 224 words.

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ABRAHAMSEN, Egil (<i>born</i> 1923), Comdr, Order of St Olav, 1987 (Kt Comdr 1979); Chairman, Norwegian Telecommunications, 1980–95

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems. 227 words.

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Absorbing Technological Spillovers: Simulations in an Evolutionary Framework

UWE CANTNER and ANDREAS PYKA.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

This paper offers a simulation analysis of firm strategies which differ by the degree of absorbing technical know-how generated elsewhere. It investigates the success of those firm...

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Academic collaboration and organizational innovation: the development of research capabilities in the US pharmaceutical industry, 1927–1946*

Jeffrey L. Furman and Megan MacGarvie.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 12533 words.

This article investigates the historical conditions that contributed to the birth of in-house research and development (R&D) capabilities in the early US pharmaceutical industry by...

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Academic research, technological specialization and the innovation performance in European regions: an empirical analysis in the wireless sector

Mario Calderini and Giuseppe Scellato.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

In this paper, we carry out an empirical analysis to test the existence of localized interrelations between academic research and private sector innovation performance. The analysis is based...

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