Science based entrepreneurship through the lens of sectoral and national innovation systems: French academic start-ups developing hydrogen and fuel cell technologies

Publication Type:

Conference Paper




22nd International Colloquium of GERPISA, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (2014)


This article analyzes science based entrepreneurial activities in hydrogen and fuel cell technologies (HFCs) in France through five case studies of academic start-ups (ASUs). Two systemic perspectives, the national system of innovation and the sectoral system of innovation have been mobilized to gain insights on the development trajectories of these firms.

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