Understanding the Canadian Innovation System

SOCIALINIAI MOKSLAI. 2012. Nr. 1 (75), http://dx.doi.org/10.5755/j01.ss.75.1.1595

8 Pages Posted: 29 Mar 2013

Date Written: November 15, 2011

Abstract

The paper reports on the qualitative research of the Canadian innovation systems. Primary method employed for the study is semi-structured expert interviews carried out at Southern Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia universities, science and technology offices, industry and government institutions. Principal assumption and purpose of the study is the useful understanding of the Canadian regional policies for innovation to Lithuania and other emerging economies in the Baltic region and elsewhere. The study aimed to review and identify innovative Canadian policies, which can be held responsible for stimulating and means for sustaining technological innovation and technological entrepreneurship, and to compensate for the inherent draw of the larger developed economies

Keywords: Canada, innovation system, public policy

JEL Classification: O38

Suggested Citation

Kiskis, Mindaugas, Understanding the Canadian Innovation System (November 15, 2011). SOCIALINIAI MOKSLAI. 2012. Nr. 1 (75), http://dx.doi.org/10.5755/j01.ss.75.1.1595. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2240810

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