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ARVIZU ARVIZU, María Socorro  and  BRACAMONTE SIERRA, Álvaro. Emergencia y complejidad en los Sistemas Regionales de Innovación: aplicación de una metodología basada en agentes del sector biotecnológico del estado de Sonora. Frontera norte [online]. 2020, vol.32, e1987.  Epub Feb 10, 2021. ISSN 2594-0260.

Using a dataset gathered through a small sample of biotech firms in the Sonora region, we explore concepts of emergency and complexity inside a RIS (Regional Innovation System), in a development stage through the evolutionary microeconomics framework. For this, we explored the implementation of an ABS (Agent Based System) coded in the NetLogo platform, in which we simulated the behavior of firms in network behavior for the cooperation in the exchange of knowledge and new product development. We found this methodology highly useful for predictive analysis of possible courses of network behavior among different types of firms, as well as future performance of the system. Moreover, the coalescence and modulation of key economic variables for a RIS in development stages in nonlinear systems is an extraordinary and relatively unexplored tool for the study of Regional Innovation Systems (RIS) in developing countries.

Keywords : Social Network Analysis; Agent-Based Modeling; NetLogo; Regional Innovation Systems; Sonora.

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