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O diretório dos grupos de pesquisa do CNPq e a interação universidade-empresa no Brasil em 2004

Marcia Rapini () and Hérica Morais Righi
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Hérica Morais Righi: FACE-UFMG

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Abstract: The present work introsuces CNPq's research group's database that can be used to investigate university-industry interactions in Brazil. CNPq's research groups that declared any relationship with firms are used as a proxy. The data were collected in CNPq's Research Groups Directory in Census 2004. Although limitations intrinsic to information collected, the database supplies some evidence from recent university-industry interactions in Brazil. The general framework points to a closer relationship between universities and firms, showed in relationships based in scientific research and technology transference, but results constrained to private and state-owned enterprises suggest that sophisticated interactions should be taking inter-institutions. This result were in accordance with Brazilian's National System of Innovation, but also suggests that much more can be done fostering academic knowledge transference to firms in the country.

Keywords: university-industry interactions; research groups; CNPq's Research Groups Directory; Brazil (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O30 O39 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2006-03
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