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Spots of interaction: an investigation on the relationship between firms and universities in Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Márcia Siqueira Rapini

    (IEL-FIEMG)

  • Eduardo da Motta e Albuquerque

    (Cedeplar-UFMG)

  • Leandro Alves Silva

    (Cedeplar-UFMG)

  • Sara Gonçalves Antunes de Souza

    (Unimontes)

  • Hérica Morais Righi

    (Cedeplar-UFMG)

  • Wellington Marcelo Silva da Cruz

Abstract

Spots of interaction summarize the nature of partial connections (between science and technology) operating in the Brazilian system of innovation. A pilot study in Minas Gerais, Brazil, uses two new research tools (for immature NSIs) and presents a database with research groups located in universities and a database built upon an adapted version of the pioneering Yale and Carnegie Mellon Surveys. These complementary databases identify spots of interaction, indicating how economic sectors use specific science and engineering fields. This investigation identifies a dual role of universities in immature NSIs, as substitutes and/or complements firms R&D.

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Paper provided by Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in its series Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG with number td286.

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Length: 47 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2006
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Handle: RePEc:cdp:texdis:td286

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Keywords: systems of innovation; underdevelopment; interactions between science and technology; surveys; universities;

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