Innovation in science, technology and industry

National Innovation Systems: Workshops and Meetings of the Focus Group on Innovative Firms and Networks (Phase III)

 

Focus Group on Innovative Firms and Networks

Lead countries: Austria and Australia

Contact persons:

Objective:

To define characteristics of firms and networks of firms that hamper or promote innovative activities, with a view to determining how government policy can directly or indirectly increase the stock of innovative firms. The work will devote special attention to three themes:

  • The dynamics of networks, including in the service sector

  • Policies to enhance innovative capacities of firms

  • The role of policy in stimulating co-operation and networking

Andreas Schibany, Timo J. Hämäläinen and Gerd Schienstock, Interfirm Co-operation and Networking: Concepts, Evidence and Policy.

Case studies of network policies
Additional papers
Focus group meeting, 2-3 October 2000, Rome

Minutes of meeting

Presentations by participants:

Focus group meeting, 16-18 February 2000, Vienna

Minutes of meeting

Presentations by participants:

Kick-off workshop, 18-19 November 1999, Vienna

Minutes of the meeting

Presentations by participants:


See also Results of Phase II ...

 

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