SME policy and the regional dimension of innovation


Type Research Project

Funding Bodies
  • Commission of the European Communities

Duration Dec. 1, 1997 - Oct. 31, 1999

  • Regional Planning and Development AE (Former organization)

Tags

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  • Kaufmann, Alexander (Former researcher)
  • Tödtling, Franz (Details) Project Head
 

Abstract (German)

Gegenstand des Forschungsprojekts ist die Untersuchung politischer Instrumente zur Unterstützung der Innovationsaktivitäten in Klein- und Mittelbetrieben. <br>Methodisch umfaßt das Projekt sowohl die Auswertung vorhandener Daten und Literatur als auch eigene Primärdatenerhebungen in Form von Fragebögen und Interviews. Untersuchungsdesign: Querschnitt.


Partners

  • Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology - Netherlands
  • Middlesex University Business School - United Kingdom
  • Southern Denmark Business School - Denmark
  • Universidad Autonoma de Madrid - Spain
  • Università di Pavia - Italy

Publications

Journal article

2001 Tödtling, Franz, Kaufmann, Alexander. 2001. The role of the region for innovation activities of SMEs. European Urban and Regional Studies, 8, 3, 203-215 (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2003 Kaufmann, Alexander, Tödtling, Franz. 2003. Innovation patterns of SMEs. In: Asheim, B., Isaksen, A., Nauwelaers, C., Tödtling, F. (eds.): Regional Innovation Policy for Small-Medium Entreprises, 78-115, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham UK, Northampton, MA, USA (Details)

Edited book (editorship)

2003 Asheim, Bjorn T., Isaksen, Arne, Nauwelaers, Claire, Tödtling, Franz. 2003. Regional Innovation Policy for Small-Medium Enterprises. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham UK, Northhampton, MA USA (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2000 Tödtling, Franz, Kaufmann, Alexander. 2000. SMEs in regional innovation systems - Findings from a European research project. Paper presented to the 3rd European Urban and Regional Studies Conference in Voss, Norway, 14.-17. September (Details)

Working/discussion paper, preprint

1999 Kaufmann, Alexander, Tödtling, Franz. 1999. SME Innovation and Support in Upper Austria. SRE-Disc.76 (Details)

Research report, expert opinion

2000 Tödtling, Franz, Kaufmann, Alexander. 2000. Innovation patterns of SMEs. In: STEP Group (coordinator): SME policy and the regional dimension of innovation. Final Report of TSER SMEPOL project to the European Commission, March (Details)

Classification

  • 5608 Regional development planning (Details)
  • 5936 Research and innovation management (Details)

Expertise

  • innovation
  • small-scale business
  • medium-sized enterprise
  • Upper Austria
  • regional factors
  • promotion of economic development