Technological Collaboration: Bridging the Innovation Gap between Small and Large Firms**

@article{Nieto2010TechnologicalCB,
  title={Technological Collaboration: Bridging the Innovation Gap between Small and Large Firms**},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Nieto and Llu{\'i}s Santamar{\'i}a},
  journal={Journal of Small Business Management},
  year={2010},
  volume={48},
  pages={44 - 69}
}
This paper analyzes how technological collaboration acts as an input to the innovation process and allows small and medium‐sized enterprises to bridge the innovation gap with their bigger counterparts. Based on a large longitudinal sample of Spanish manufacturing firms, the results show that though technological collaboration is a useful mechanism for firms of all sizes to improve innovativeness, it is a critical factor for the smallest firms. The impact of this collaboration varies depending… 
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