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34th IASP World Conference on Science Parks & Areas of Innovation

Internationalization Strategy of Science Parks: The Brazilian Experiences

2016_08_01_IASP 2017 conference poster
Document type:
Conference Paper
2.60 €
  1. Authors
    Aurora Carneiro Zen
  2. Co-authors
    Pierre Francesco Arrabito ,
  3. Publisher
  4. Publication date
    September 2017
  5. Place of publication
    Istanbul, Turkey
  6. Number of pages
Internationalization became an important element in the Science Parks (SP) practices. In the last years,SP started to offer specific services to foster internationalization of its tenant firms, such as soft‐landingprograms and international immersion experiences to start‐ups. This paper aims to analyze the internationalization practices of Brazilian Sciences Parks in light of the Network and Internationalization Theories. An exploratory multiple case studies was conducted by the selection three Brazilian Science Parks located in the south of Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul State): Tecnopuc in Porto Alegre; Tecnosinos in São Leopoldo and Feevale Techpark in Campo Bom. Results showed that a cohesive internal and external ties and networks as well as specialization contribute to the internationalization process of the Science Parks and its firms.
  1. Conference name
    34th IASP World Conference on Science Parks & Areas of Innovation
  2. Conference theme
    Science Parks and Natural Innovation ecosystems: articulating future strategies
  3. Location
    Istanbul, Turkey
  4. Conference start date
    26 September 2017
  5. Conference end date
    29 September 2017

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