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Innovation Co-Operation Modes In Hungarian Chemical Industry



    (Faculty of Business and Economics University of Pecs, Hungary)


Innovation is becoming a fundamental tool of competitiveness of firms and economies. It is especially relevant in research intensive branches. Chemical industry belongs to one of the most innovative branches in Hungary. As innovation requires significant financial and knowledge resources company co-operations are crucial in carrying out a successful innovation by minimizing the costs and risks in the process. With the increasing number of collaborations the types and modes of co-operations are proliferating as well.

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  • Beatrix Lanyi, 2009. "Innovation Co-Operation Modes In Hungarian Chemical Industry," Perspectives of Innovation in Economics and Business (PIEB), Prague Development Center, vol. 3(3), pages 11-14.
  • Handle: RePEc:pdc:jrpieb:v:3:y:2009:i:3:p:11-14

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    1. Tether, Bruce S., 2002. "Who co-operates for innovation, and why: An empirical analysis," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 31(6), pages 947-967, August.
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    Innovation; co-operation; chemical industry; innovation networks; Hungary.;

    JEL classification:

    • L65 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Chemicals; Rubber; Drugs; Biotechnology; Plastics
    • O31 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives


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