Project: Innovative SMEs in a network perspective : how do they manage the innovation barriers?
- project duration
- 01-JAN-99 – 31-DEC-00
- Innovative SMEs are confronted with two main barriers to innovate : the financial issue and the attraction of high level personnel. The government tries to correct for this marktimperfection by subsidizing innovation in SMEs. In addition, SMEs can form a network with a diverse set of private partners. In this study we want to put together an European research consortium in order to make a detailed proposal on analysing to which extent the innovative SMEs in Europe from such a network and how it is managed.