Classification of Regional Innovation Types and Region-based Innovation Policies

지역별 혁신형태 유형화와 지역 기반 혁신 정책

  • 유광민 (성균관대학교 국정관리대학원) ;
  • 김동관 (성균관대학교 국정관리대학원) ;
  • 한성호 (인천테크노파크)
  • Received : 2014.12.26
  • Accepted : 2015.03.31
  • Published : 2015.03.31


The focus of regional innovation policies is shifting from a central government to local governments. No one denies the fact that the innovation will lead regional development and shall be created in such a way that it will be appropriate for regional circumstances. However, the central government and local governments have not arrived yet at a conclusion on what innovation policies are appropriate for regional circumstances. This leads to a consequence that is inefficient not only at a national level, but also at a regional level. This research, given this problem, aims to find out the characteristics and differences in innovation types among the regions in Korea and suggests appropriate policy implications by classifying such characteristics and differences. This research, given these objectives, classified regions in consideration of the various indicators that comprise the innovation suggested by existing related researches and illustrated policies based on such characteristics and differences. In this research clustering analysis based on multiple factor analysis was applied. Supplementary researches on dynamically analyzing stability in regional innovation types, establishing systematic indicators based on the regional innovation theory, and developing additional indicators are necessary in the future.


Supported by : 한국과학기술기획평가원


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