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La cooperación tecnológica en el programa marco de I+D de la Unión Europea: Evidencia empírica para el caso de la empresa española


Barajas, Ascensión and Heijs, Joost and Huergo, Elena (2009) La cooperación tecnológica en el programa marco de I+D de la Unión Europea: Evidencia empírica para el caso de la empresa española. [ Documentos de trabajo del IAIF; nº 67, 2009, ]


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El presente artículo analiza qué factores determinan la participación de las empresas españolas en el Programa Marco de I+D de la Unión Europea frente a otras alternativas de cooperación tecnológica. Los resultados obtenidos reflejan que la probabilidad de participar en el Programa Marco es mayor para aquellas compañías con mayores recursos humanos dedicados a la I+D, con una mejor posición en el sistema nacional de investigación y con fuertes vínculos con universidades. También se confirma que las dificultades asociadas a la protección de la propiedad intelectual y la existencia de spillovers no deseados ejerce un efecto negativo sobre la participación de la empresa española en consorcios internacionales.
The present paper aims to analyse which factors determine the participation of Spanish firms within international R&D consortia granted by the EU Framework Programme in comparison with other cooperation alternatives. Empirical results show that firms with a critical mass in R&D resources, with a consolidated network position at the national level, y with strong linkages with universities have a higher probability of being involved in FP consortia than in other type of technological alliances. It is also confirmed that the higher risk associated with knowledge spillovers discourages firms from joining international consortia.

Item Type:Working Paper or Technical Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Programa Marco de I+D de la Unión Europea, Empresas españolas, Consorcios internacionales, Spillovers
Subjects:Social sciences > European Union > Common research policy
Social sciences > Economics > Business enterprises
Series Name:Documentos de trabajo del IAIF
ID Code:8597

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