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ENTSOCNET | Social networks, entrepreneurs and access to knowledge: the case of biotechnology and th

Research Group

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Our goal was to understand the role of social networks of scientific entrepreneurs in the creation and diffusion of knowledge in biotechnology, with a view of contributing to the design of S&T policies regarding the interface between science and industry appropriate to intermediate development economies. There were five different stages: literature revision, two empirical research stages, a computerized simulation tryouts stage and, finally, conclusions and consequences for the implementation of public policies.

Period: 2005 - 2009

Funding Institution: FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Coordination: Isabel Salavisa

DINÂMIA'CET-IUL Team: Margarida Fontes, Ricardo Paes Mamede, José Maria Castro Caldas, Muriela Padua, Pedro Videira, Cristina de Sousa (since 01/10/2007) and Filipa Santos

External Team: Jorge Louçã, Dussadee Suebsangin (Outubro2008 a Fevereiro 2009); Consultores: Andrea Morrison e Lorenzo Cassi



Updated: 02/02/2018


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