Document De Treball Xreap 2007-10 Barriers to Innovation and Public Policy in Catalonia

  • Agustí Segarra-Blasco, Jose Garcia-Quevedo, Mercedes Teruel-Carrizosa
  • Published 2007

Abstract

The present paper analyses the link between firms’ decisions to innovate and the barriers that prevent them from being innovative. The aim is twofold. First, it analyses three groups of barriers to innovation: the cost of innovation projects, lack of knowledge and market conditions. Second, it presents the main steps taken by Catalan Government to promote… (More)

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