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The Process of Technological Innovation
It has become cliche to argue that a chasm of significant proportions has developed between mainstream economic analysis1 of technological advance and business practice. This chasm is oftenExpand
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Intellectual property protection mechanisms in research partnerships
A set of US-based companies is investigated regarding the effectiveness of intellectual property protection mechanisms (IPPMs) in the formation of research partnerships. Patents are the mostExpand
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Research Joint Ventures
Inter-firm collaboration is not new. What is new is that such collaboration has exploded during the past couple of decades, in parallel to the intensification of international competition. Moreover,Expand
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University-Industry Cooperation in the Context of the European Framework Programmes
This paper investigates the characteristics of university-industry collaboration in a large set of research joint ventures (RJVs) established in the context of the European Framework Programmes overExpand
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Exclusivity in licensing alliances: using hostages to support technology commercialization
We examine why exclusivity provisions are used in licensing alliances, and when restrictions in licensing scope (e.g., by product or geography) accompany these exclusivity provisions. We find broadExpand
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Multimarket contact and inter-firm cooperation in R&D
Abstract. Research joint ventures (RJVs) have been widely acclaimed for their alleged ability to restore private incentives to undertake R&D. Economists have, however, also sounded the alarmExpand
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The performance of research partnerships
This paper investigates partnership performance as perceived by individual partners. It taps into one of the most extensive sources of pertinent empirical information recently constructed in Europe.Expand
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Managing risk in the formative years: Evidence from young enterprises in Europe
Abstract This paper empirically investigates aspects of risk management in young small enterprises׳ effort to survive and grow. We use a new dataset on several thousands small businesses in theirExpand
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Building competitive firms: technology policy initiatives in Latin America
Abstract This paper selectively discusses a number of technology and innovation policy initiatives in Central and South America that target small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The examplesExpand
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S&T Parks and business incubators in middle-sized countries: the case of greece
This paper links the policy context regarding S&T parks to the objectives and characteristics of the established parks and incubators in a relatively small, converging European country. S&T parks andExpand
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