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Title:Benefiting from publicly funded pre-competitive research: differences between insiders and outsiders PDF Logo
Authors:Eckl, Verena
Engel, Dirk
Issue Date:2009
Series/Report no.:Ruhr economic papers 129
Abstract:This article contributes to the debate on the systemic effects of technology policy by investigating knowledge spillovers of pre-competitive publicly funded Industrial Collective Research (ICR) in Germany. The ICR aims to compensate for obstacles faced by SME in carrying out research and development (R&D). Using data from 911 firms surveyed in 2006, the results show that non-participants use ICR results to a significant extent. However, almost all users in the group of non-participants are engaged in other publicly funded or non-publicly funded collaborative research projects with research institutes affiliated to ICR.
Subjects:Technology policy Evaluation
public R&D subsidies
pre-competitive research
spillovers
JEL:O38
H59
D21
C25
ISBN:978-3-86788-143-2
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Ruhr Economic Papers, RWI
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