Institutional Mapping of Nano-Technological Innovation System in the Agricultural Sector of Iran



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Type: 
journal article
Journal: 
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology
Pages: 
445-457
Volume: 
20
Author(s): 
Maghabl R.
Mahdei K.N.
Farani A.
Mohammadi M.
Description: 

The main purpose of this study was to institutionally map nanotechnological innovation system of Iranian agriculture by investigating current state of hard and soft institutions regarding functions of the system. This study consisted of qualitative and quantitative phases. In the qualitative part, a thematic content analysis was used to compare the current and desired states of high level laws and documents. The quantitative phase was a descriptive survey. In the quantitative phase, the statistical population consisted of active researchers in the field of nanotechnology from agricultural national research institutes and centers, agricultural colleges, and knowledge-based companies

Publication year: 
2018
Keywords: 
ATLAS.ti software
Functional gap
Hard institutions
Soft institutions.
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