2006-2008 ‘The future of manufacturing in the urban knowledge-based development’

This international comparative project aimed at analysing the changing role of manufacturing industries in regional economies, as well as linkages between manufacturing and other parts of the value chain (services, R&D). In-depth cases are carried out in the following cities: Shanghai, Paris, Munich, Dortmund, Ostrava, Porto, Sao Paolo, Rotterdam and Turku.

The results are published at Routlegde Publishers:

http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415586078/