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One or two poles of attraction in the international technological cooperation process?
Year:2014
Research Areas
  • Social sciences
Information
Abstract
In recent years, international cooperation processes have become a key mechanism for companies to internationalise their innovative activities, par ticularly in the case of small businesses whose size reduces their possibilities of developing internationalisation strategies autonomously in the same way as larger companies. In Spain, the existence of two parallel programmes with similar structures oriented towards Europe (EUREKA) and Latin America (IBEROEKA) raises the question as to whether the fact that companies participate in only one (unipolar) or both (bipolar) of these programmes is the result of a selection process, which, in turn, results in the existence of different collectives with different efficiency parameters. The aim of this study is to provide a comparative analysis based on the final reports of Spanish companies that have participated in the EUREKA programme. Two groups of companies were compared: one comprising companies that have only had international experience in Europe (EUREKA); and another formed by companies that have also carried out IBEROEKA projects. The conclusions confirm that the behaviour of both groups of companies differs substantially and reveal the importance of geographical perspective in the analysis of international cooperation in technology. This disparate behaviour is a relevant aspect that must be taken into account when designing policies to promote international technological cooperation.
International
Si
JCR
No
Title
Dirección y Organización
ISBN
1132-175X
Impact factor JCR
Impact info
Volume
52
Journal number
From page
11
To page
25
Month
SIN MES
Ranking
Participants
  • Autor: José Molero (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
  • Autor: Antonio Hidalgo Nuchera (UPM)
  • Autor: Inés Granda (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Innovación, Propiedad industrial y Política tecnológica (INNOPRO)
  • Departamento: Ingeniería de Organización, Administración de Empresas y Estadística
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