Patento-scientometric indicators for the selection of projects by investment funds

Gustavo da Silva Motta, Rogério Hermida Quintella, Pauli Adriano de Almada Garcia
  • VINE, August 2015, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/vine-10-2014-0056

Assessing the patento-scientometric aproach for the selection of projects

What is it about?

This paper aims to assess a method that applies scientometric and patentometric indicators in the selection process of projects by seed capital funds.

Why is it important?

There is increasing interest in technology-based enterprises, for their capacity to contribute to economic and social development. Nevertheless, in practice, there is some difficulty in assessing non-financial criteria associated with technology for the purposes of choosing investment opportunities


Dr Gustavo da Silva Motta
Universidade Federal Fluminense

The results show that the use of scientometric and patentometric indicators favors the process of judging non-financial criteria, in particular those related to technology, market, divestment and team.

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