Jose Garcia-Quevedo

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Knowledge intensive services (KIS) have a key role in the creation and commercialisation of new products, processes and services. They are fundamental as carriers and creators of both technological and organisational innovation. Furthermore, the availability to firms of KIS in their surroundings positively affects their ability to innovate and contribute to(More)
Knowledge intensive services (KIS) and, in particular, R&D services contribute significantly to innovation in firms. The objective of this paper is to find out which characteristics of firms explain the acquisition of R&D services and to analyse whether there are differences depending on the typology of the supplier (universities, technology centres and(More)
A combination of empirical and theoretical work has recently analysed the relationship between geography and innovation. An emerging literature has focused on the importance of proximity for the transmission of knowledge derived from academic research. The empirical analysis made, mainly in the United States, has shown that university research positively(More)
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