Contaduría y administración
versão impressa ISSN 0186-1042
CALDERON MARTINEZ, María Guadalupe. Strategic value of collaboration agreements for the acquisition of open innovation knowledge: An analysis of the ICT sector in Spain. Contad. Adm [online]. 2010, n.232, pp. 41-64. ISSN 0186-1042.
Openness in organizations to obtain new ideas or create alternative paths to market, enables the identification of new elements in innovation management. This article sets out how, as of the liberalization of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector in Spain, firms incorporate external agents and expertise. Through the analysis of patent data, this article identifies those elements related to the establishment of collaboration agreements in innovation.
Palavras-chave : technological innovation; open innovation; collaboration agreements; patent data.