La governance pubblica dei distretti tecnologici
The paper advances an interpretative theory on technological districts evolution, based on the governance of relations among stakeholders (Universities, Public Governments, Firms, Venture capital) that made up these districts. Particularly, assuming that the interests of technological districts stakeholders tend to diverge, the paper emphasizes the role of Public Actor in composing the different interests and objectives, so favouring the development of districts. Following the interpretative model, supported by empirical evidences about some Italian technological districts, the paper defines the governance strategies and tools that the Public Actor could create to support the technological districts development. The conclusions advance the necessity of different public strategies in relation to the specific evolutive phase of technological district.