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Innovation in Resource-Based Technology Clusters: Investigating the Lateral Migration Thesis – The development of a sugar-based plastic in Brazil

Velho & Velho offer a case study from Brazil on the lateral migration of technology from resource industries. It is about an industrial plant to manufacture biodegradable plastic from sugar. This development is closely associated with the long term activity of sugar and alcohol production in Brazil, which is based on the natural endowments of…