Silva, Maria José and Leitão, João (2007): Cooperation in Innovation Practices among Portuguese Firms: Do Universities Interface Innovative Advances?
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This paper aims to identify the nature of the relationships that are established amongst agents who co-operate in terms of innovation practices. It analyses whether the entrepreneurial innovation capability of firms is stimulated through the relationships developed with external partners. The data of 2nd Community Innovation Survey of EUROSTAT is used in a logistic model. In the estimation process of the Logit function, the entrepreneurial innovation capability is considered as the answer variable. The scientific agents who cooperate in terms of innovation activities impact, positively, on the propensity to engage in innovative advances revealed by the firms, at the level of product innovation. The paper presents policy implications, which may be used in the design of public policies for fostering open innovation networks between scientific agents and firms.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Cooperation in Innovation Practices among Portuguese Firms: Do Universities Interface Innovative Advances?|
|Keywords:||Innovation; Networks; Entrepreneurial Innovation Capability|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Innovation ; Research and Development ; Technological Change ; Intellectual Property Rights > O32 - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Institutions > I28 - Government Policy
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Innovation ; Research and Development ; Technological Change ; Intellectual Property Rights > O31 - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Institutions > I23 - Higher Education ; Research Institutions
|Depositing User:||João Leitão|
|Date Deposited:||16. Oct 2007|
|Last Modified:||21. Feb 2015 13:27|
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