2012: The actors of innovation in the Province of Quebec, Canada
What is it about?
The aim of this paper is to map the innovation actors of Quebec, Canada, through an exploratory study based on Etzkowitz's Triple Helix model. It is sought to identify the role of each actor that favor local development through innovation and cooperation. Qualitative, descriptive and exploratory methods were used to collect data. The content analysis procedure, carried out through the use of the Atlas.ti® software, suggests that the university, the government and the industry work together in favor of innovation. The identification of the Quartier de l'Innovation, of the University Valorization Society and the SR&ED are among the main models of organizations identified that seek the development of the region through innovation and cooperation.
The following have contributed to this page: Dr Pelayo Munhoz Olea and Dr Eric Charles Henri Dorion