Assessing the scientific and technological output of EU Framework Programmes: evidence from the FP6 projects in the ICT field

@article{Breschi2011AssessingTS,
  title={Assessing the scientific and technological output of EU Framework Programmes: evidence from the FP6 projects in the ICT field},
  author={Stefano Breschi and Franco Malerba},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={88},
  pages={239-257}
}
This paper provides a quantitative assessment of the scientific and technological productivity of FP6 projects by exploiting a new database on articles and patents resulting from EU funded projects. Starting from the FP6, the design of the European technology policy has undergone significant changes with the introduction of new funding instruments aimed at achieving a “critical mass” of resources. Our empirical results provide support to the concerns, expressed by several observers, regarding… CONTINUE READING