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The effect of innovative SMEs' growth to the structural renewal of the EU economy - A projection to the year 2020 –

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  • Pietro Moncada-Paterno-Castello

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    (European Commission – JRC - IPTS)

  • Peter Voigt

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The Policy Brief addresses the following question: To what extent the high-growth of current innovative R&D-intensive SMEs can drive the envisaged structural change of the EU economy towards high R&D intensive sectors? It aims to contribute to the debate about how to set the right priorities and find the most appropriate policy interventions to allow Europe to reach the 3% R&D intensity target and hence its growth and employment objectives. It first summarises stylised findings from the literature on the relevance of innovative companies for economic growth, then presents results from a recent JRC-IPTS study which go some way towards answering the question posed above, and concludes by outlining some of the contributions that enrich the policy debate.

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Paper provided by Institute for Prospective and Technological Studies, Joint Research Centre in its series JRC-IPTS Working Papers with number JRC83400.

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Length: 9 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2013
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Handle: RePEc:ipt:iptwpa:jrc83400

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Keywords: Industrial Economics; Corporate R&D and innovation; industrial R&D investment; economic performance of the private sector; productivity; business trends; research; innovation; technological innovation; intangible assets; competitiveness; growth and employment; company growth; scoreboard; survey; economic analysis; policy analysis; Europe 2020 strategy;

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  1. Daria Ciriaci & Pietro Moncada-Paternò-Castello & Peter Voigt, 2013. "Innovation and Job Creation: A sustainable relation?," JRC-IPTS Working Papers on Corporate R&D and Innovation 2013-01, Institute of Prospective Technological Studies, Joint Research Centre.
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  4. Paul Romer, 1989. "Endogenous Technological Change," NBER Working Papers 3210, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Raquel Ortega-Argilés & Andries Brandsma, 2009. "EU-US differences in the size of R&D intensive firms," JRC-IPTS Working Papers on Corporate R&D and Innovation 2009-2, Institute of Prospective Technological Studies, Joint Research Centre.
  6. Michele Cincera & Reinhilde Veugelers, 2013. "Young Leading Innovators and the EU’s R&D intensity gap," ULB Institutional Repository 2013/147096, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
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