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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: University-industry Interactions In An Immature System Of Innovation: Evidence From Minas Gerais, Brazil
Author: Rapini M.S.
da Motta e Alberquerque E.
Chave C.V.
Silva L.A.
de Souza S.G.A.
Righi H.M.
da Cruz W.M.S.
Abstract: This paper evaluates interactions between firms and universities in Minas Gerais, one of the Brazilian states. The heterogeneity in Minas Gerais replicates the heterogeneity that exists in Brazil as a whole. This paper adapts the pioneering Yale and Carnegie Mellon surveys (USA) to an immature national system of innovation. We found that, in immature systems of innovation, beyond their traditional functions, universities perform a dual role in their interactions with firms: they substitute for and complement the research and development done by the firms themselves. In addition, contrary to conventional wisdom, even in the so-called low-tech and medium-tech sectors, universities matter. © Beech Tree Publishing 2009.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.3152/030234209X442016
Date Issue: 2009
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