Cooperation in Innovation Practices among Portuguese Firms: Do Universities Interface Innovative Advances?
AbstractThis 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.
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Date of creation: 15 Oct 2007
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Innovation; Networks; Entrepreneurial Innovation Capability;
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- I28 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Government Policy
- O31 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
- I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education and Research Institutions
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