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Author(s): Gonçalves, Fábio
Pinto, Maria Manuela Gomes de Azevedo
Xavier, Maria Alexandra
Title: U.InovAcelerator: a model of innovation indicators
Issue Date: 2018
Abstract: Following the reflection around the emergence of research university in the context of the slow butprogressive increase in value of science and technology and research and development in Portugal, astudy applied to the knowledge transfer and the process of innovation in the university, in the context ofa master dissertation in information science (IS), study area of information management, is presented.The university is one of the most important institutions in the context of the national innovation system(SNI), being part of its mission the creation and transfer of knowledge. At the University of Porto(U.Porto), projects, such as the University of Porto Innovation unit (U.Porto Inovação) and the Scienceand Technology Park of the University of Porto (UPTEC) seek to support the universitys innovation valuechain, promoting the reinforcement and solidification of knowledge transfer and of the relations betweenthe university and companies, as well as the promotion and support to the creation of companies with atechnological, scientific, and creative base, and the attraction of numerous innovation centers of nationaland international companies. This chapter points out an informational perspective on I&D+i (researchand development and innovation) and entrepreneurship, based on the systemic theory and the quadripolarmethod, as theoretical and methodological guidance tools, and an information management/knowledgemanagement approach of innovation models for the knowledge economy, the national and internationalreferents, and corresponding set of indicators. An exploratory study, which allowed the identification ofinternal and external agents, the resources, the relations between actors and institutions, the processesand flows, and the main inputs and outputs, is presented. The most relevant result is embodied in a modelof innovation indicators in an academic context and applied to the University of Porto.
Subject: Ciência da Informação
Information science
Source: Handbook of research on expanding business opportunities with information systems and analytics
Document Type: Capítulo ou Parte de Livro
Rights: restrictedAccess
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