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Technology Transfer and Self-Financing: the Case of CNR Institutes in Piedmont

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The aim of this paper is an analysis of the technology transfers from Cnr Institutes of Turin Research Area to the subjects that could get benefits in the 1995-’97 period. Using the Cnr final budget, two statistical disaggregation levels were applied on the basis of data contained in internal documents of the Institutes to find out actions and subject’s typologies. From this analysis of this period a substantial growth in self-financing of the Institutes was found; this is mostly due to an increase in calibration and testing activities, homologation of farm machinery and research activity under contracts with European Community and public administration.

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  • Mario Coccia, 1999. "Technology Transfer and Self-Financing: the Case of CNR Institutes in Piedmont," CERIS Working Paper 199902, Institute for Economic Research on Firms and Growth - Moncalieri (TO) ITALY -NOW- Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth - Moncalieri (TO) ITALY.
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    • O32 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
    • O38 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Government Policy

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