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Information Technology Landscape in Nations

Technology and Research Parks

Technology and Research Parks



It is extremely difficult to quantify the financial and economic impact of a technology park. However, technology parks continue to be a highly desired economic activity for many nations around the world, especially in the Information and Communications Technology sector. 

The key areas we studied include:

  1. Definition
  2. Timeline
  3. Legal
  4. Infrastructure
  5. Location
  6. Technology Transfer
  7. Financial
  8. Evaluation
  9. Emerging Parks
  10. Case Studies
    • China
    • France
    • India
    • Ireland
    • Israel
    • Panama
    • Taiwan
    • U.S.A.: Stanford Research Park and Research Triangle Park

The work was conducted for a class of the MBA program of the American University and these pages are hosted through a site on Information Technology Landscape in Nations.  It is published on the Web to facilitate access and exploration through the links that are provided.


Copyright 2001.  Anne Theodore Briggs and Stephen Watt
This report was created in Impacts of National Information Technology Environments on Business, an MBA class of American University, Washington, D.C.