System innovation' is a radical change of institutions, structures and values concerning one or more entire sectors.This publication from the Consultative Committee of Sectorcouncils for Research and Development in the Netherlands draws conclusions about the possible role of governments when 'system innovation' is predominantly emergent, questionin

1. Introduction: the need to change systems  2. Comprehensive Everglades project: from water wars to an integral plan  3. The rail revolution: institutional refinement of a revolution  4. The Boston biobang: an innovative system of biotech companies  5. A management view of system innovation