Regional differences in open innovation practices in SMEs

André Spithoven, Marcus Dejardin

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Abstract

The aim of this contribution is twofold. First, the presence, use and appreciation of open innovation practices are captured by using five waves of the Community Innovation Survey of Belgium to develop indicators. Second, the relevance of these indicators is observed with respect to the region in which SMEs are located and the effects of open innovation practices on the innovative performance of SMEs.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationActes du 22e Congrès des économistes
Subtitle of host publicationLes enjeux de l'innovation. Quelles politiques? Quelles gouvernances?
EditorsBruno van Pottelsberghe, Paul Belleflamme, Michele Cincera, Marcus Dejardin, Manuel Hensmans, Sybille Mertens, Marthe Nyssens, Reinhilde Veugelers, Patrick Waelbroeck
Place of PublicationCharleroi
PublisherEditions Université Ouverte
Pages371-379
ISBN (Print)978-2-87306-150-0
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017

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