The Early Phases of Innovation: Opportunities and Challenges in Public-Private Partnership

Asia Pacific Tech Monitor, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 32-37, 2007

6 Pages Posted: 3 Apr 2010

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Rajnish Tiwari

Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)

Date Written: January 1, 2007

Abstract

Governments today recognize the need to promote innovations and fund innovative projects, particularly those where public sector institutions such as universities cooperate with specialized R&D institutions. This article discusses how cooperation between industry, academia and government may be utilized in the early phases of innovation to increase the innovative capability of firms in a given region or sector. It presents findings of two recent empirical surveys carried out at our institute. The focus of attention is the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) which, on account of resource constraints, are usually more dependent on cooperation than big firms.

Keywords: Innovation, Innovation Process, Fuzzy Front-End, Innovation Coalition

Suggested Citation

Tiwari, Rajnish, The Early Phases of Innovation: Opportunities and Challenges in Public-Private Partnership (January 1, 2007). Asia Pacific Tech Monitor, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 32-37, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1583822

Rajnish Tiwari (Contact Author)

Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) ( email )

Hamburg, D-21071
Germany

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