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Public funding, degree of novelty and regional innovation

Grant number: 19/03911-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2019
Effective date (End): August 31, 2019
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Economics
Principal Investigator:Nicholas Spyridon Vonortas
Grantee:Suelene Mascarini de Souza Romero
Home Institution: Instituto de Geociências (IG). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:13/50524-6 - Innovation systems, strategies and policies, AP.SPEC


The project consists in studying the impact and extent of different forms of public funding on the degree of novelty of innovation in Brazil. The hypothesis is that the public support is related with different degrees of novelty of innovation, and it is public support for R&D that can generate the innovations of higher degree of novelty, as new-to-the-world.