technological capabilities

Innovation in Resource-Based Technology Clusters: Investigating the Lateral Migration Thesis – Cleaning pollution: from mining to environmental remediation

Kuramoto & Sagasti offer a case study of lateral migration of technology from resource sectors in Peru. They examine the main features of bioleaching as a cost-effective alternative to the conventional methods for processing ores, and describes the initial efforts made during the 1970s to acquire technological capabilities in this field and how these capabilities…