Title: Facilitators of national innovation policy in a SME-dominated country: A case study of Taiwan
Authors: Chen, Chia-Yi
Lin, Yu-Ling
Chu, Po-Young
管理科學系
Department of Management Science
Keywords: Hsinchu Science-based Industrial Park (HSIP);Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI);National Innovation Policy;Triple Helix Model;Taiwan
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2013
Abstract: Twenty years ago, Taiwan faced the common constraints of most SME-dominated developing countries in build up scientific and technological capabilities. To facilitate the implementation of national innovation policy, Taiwan government has over time generously supported non-profit R&D institutions which embedded themselves into the Triple-Helix model. Among the institutes, the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Hsinchu Science-based Industrial Park (HSIP) are the most visible. This paper aims to illustrate a case study discussing how ITRI and HSIP have helped SMEs in Taiwan overcome the challenges of technology, human resources, and new business venture when developing a high-tech sector. For other countries seeking to build up innovation capabilities and currently reliant on SMEs, it is worth studying the case of Taiwan.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11536/23896
ISSN: 1447-9338
Journal: INNOVATION-MANAGEMENT POLICY & PRACTICE
Volume: 15
Issue: 4
Begin Page: 405
End Page: 415
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