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R&D Subsidy Allocation - What’s the Role of Firm Size

R&D Subsidy Allocation - What’s the Role of Firm Size

Research and development (R&D) subsidies constitute a selective policy tool to encourage private R&D. The effectiveness and functioning of this tool depends on how the public agency allocates...

The effect of innovative SME's growth to the structural renewal of the EU economy - A projection to the year 2020 -

The effect of innovative SME's growth to the structural renewal of the EU economy - A projection to the year 2020 -

The effect of innovative SME's growth to the structural renewal of the EU economy - A projection to the year 2020 -

The impact of research joint ventures on SMEs performance - Empirical evidence for Spanish firms

The impact of research joint ventures on SMEs performance - Empirical evidence for Spanish firms

The objective of the present study is to analyse the effect of technological cooperation on SMEs performance considering two dimensions: technological and economic results. For that purpose, we use a...

Projection of R&D Intensive Enterprises' Growth to the year 2020 - Implications for EU policy

Projection of R&D Intensive Enterprises' Growth to the year 2020 - Implications for EU policy

The paper investigates how sector composition and magnitude of R&D investments in the EU may differ in year 2020 if top R&D-investing SMEs were assumed to be on a fast growth track while the top...

Companies' growth in the EU - What is research and innovation policy's role

Companies' growth in the EU - What is research and innovation policy's role

Based on a thorough literature survey, this work builds a strong case for targeted policy interventions to support the growth of innovative companies. The analysis argue that such targeted support...

What is small - Small and medium enterprises facing patenting activities

What is small - Small and medium enterprises facing patenting activities

In this paper the effect of firm's size is analyzed in relation with the probability to apply for a patent. We work on the identification of a minimal firm's size, a threshold, needed to formally...

R&D-intensive SMEs in Europe - What do we know about them

R&D-intensive SMEs in Europe - What do we know about them

This paper typifies different groups of EU R&D-intensive SMEs according to their inputs into the innovation process. The results show that diversity between clusters calls for a more careful...

Business R&D in SMEs

Business R&D in SMEs

This report discusses business R&D in SMEs in the light of a systematic review of publicly available information on industrial R&D, its common trends and related emerging issues.