What is it about?

This research shows the types of innovation most improved by Brazilian small businesses that participated in the Local Innovation Agents (LIA) program.

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Why is it important?

The Local Innovation Agents Program is the widest innovation program towards Brazilian small businesses, which is conjointly supported y by the Brazilian Micro and Small Business Support Service (SEBRAE) and National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq).


Results show that small businesses improved different types of innovation, especially organizational ones.

Mr. Gustavo Dambiski Gomes de Carvalho
Universidade Tecnologica Federal do Parana

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This page is a summary of: Assessing a Micro and Small Businesses Innovation Support Programme in Brazil: The Local Innovation Agents Programme, Journal of International Development, July 2018, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1002/jid.3387.
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