Searching Low and High

What Types of Firms Use Universities as a Source of Innovation?

Keld Laursen, Ammon Salter

    Publikation: Working paperForskning

    Resumé

    This paper examines the factors that influence whether firms draw from universities in their innovative activities. The link between the universities and industrial innovation, and the role of different search strategies in influencing the propensity of firms to use universities is explored. The results suggest that firms who adopt "open" search strategies and invest in R&D are more likely than other firms to draw from universities, indicating that managerial choice matters in shaping the propensity of firms to draw from universities.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    Udgivelses stedFrederiksberg
    UdgiverCopenhagen Business School, CBS
    Antal sider28
    ISBN (Trykt)8778731496
    StatusUdgivet - 1 dec. 2003
    NavnDRUID Working Paper
    Nummer03-16

    Emneord

    • University-industry links
    • Innovation
    • External search strategies

    Citer dette

    Laursen, K., & Salter, A. (2003). Searching Low and High: What Types of Firms Use Universities as a Source of Innovation? Frederiksberg: Copenhagen Business School, CBS. DRUID Working Paper, Nr. 03-16
    Laursen, Keld ; Salter, Ammon. / Searching Low and High : What Types of Firms Use Universities as a Source of Innovation?. Frederiksberg : Copenhagen Business School, CBS, 2003. (DRUID Working Paper; Nr. 03-16).
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    Publikation: Working paperForskning

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