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In the new era called "knowledge economies or societies", competition among companies, countries and even regions has become increasingly based upon innovation and knowledge management. Therefore, new strategies and systems are needed to be developed to adapt the new and rapidly changing dynamics and conditions of this global competitive world. In this context, regions are considered as a central site of innovation and competitiveness and the importance of their role is further highlighted for growth and development. For regions, building a knowledge management system is a key factor to succeed in their role for regional competitiveness and development. The main objective is this work is to explore the term "regional knowledge management" and its possible effects and impacts on region and the whole economic system with particular attention to regional growth and development. Also at the end, an attempt will be made to develop a general model for regional knowledge management platform.