A demand for innovation support in small and medium sized enterprises in the Baltic sea region
AbstractThe aim of the study is to analyze the actual demand of SMEs from the Baltic Sea region for innovation support. The results of the conducted study can help formulate recommendations designed to increase innovation and competitiveness of SMEs in the Baltic Sea Region in the future. Research activities of this study include: the evaluation of innovation level of the Baltic Sea Region enterprises (type and intensity of implemented innovation changes, innovation climate, barriers in innovation implementation in enterprises), the study of SMEs cooperation with scientific subjects, R&D sphere; and the identification of the needs of enterprises to do with the increase of their innovation capacities (demand for training, consulting, cooperation with universities and R&D sphere, or cooperation in a cluster).
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 33657.
Date of creation: 2011
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innovation; SME; Baltic region;
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