Patterns of universities-firms interaction in Brazil in four industrial sectors
Bittencourt, Pablo Felipe
Rapini, Márcia Siqueira
Britto, Jorge Nogueira de Paiva
Póvoa, Luciano Martins Costa
Antunes, Pietro Calixto
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This paper investigates university-firms interactions in Brazil four industrial sectors. The sectors analyzed are: chemical and drugs, metal-mechanics, electro-electronics and wood and furniture. The investigation is based in information from firms innovative patterns from Brazilian Industrial Survey of Technological Innovation (PINTEC) and from interactive research groups from National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development (CNPq's) Directory of Research Groups. The results points to specific features in terms of university-firms interactions in each industrial sector, what suggest that this type of investigation should take in account the National and Sector frameworks of Innovation Systems.