Barriers to Innovation faced by Manufacturing Firms in Portugal: How to overcome it?
AbstractThis paper aims to identify the barriers to innovation that influence the innovation capability of Portuguese industrial firms. The literature review about innovation makes use of two references approaches: (i) the systemic; and (ii) the networks and inter-organizational relationships. The database is obtained through the Community Innovation Survey II (CIS II) conducted by EUROSTAT. Furthermore, from the results several public policies are proposed in order to overcome the restraining factors of the entrepreneurial innovative capability.
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Date of creation: 23 Oct 2007
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Innovation; Entrepreneurial Innovative Capability;
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