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Small, high technology firms and innovation

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

Small, high technology firms and innovation

hearings (including report) before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight and the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first and second sessions, December 10, 1979, January 28, February 23, March 21, April 10, June 10, 12, 1980.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Small business.,
  • Technological innovations -- United States.,
  • Small business -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Research and development contracts, Government -- United States.

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    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 791 p. :
    Number of Pages791
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17798578M

    Managing Innovation in Small High-technology Firms: A Case Study in Brazil Mauricio Uriona Maldonado 1, Norberto Dias 2, Gregorio Varvakis 3 Abstract Evaluating innovation competence and practices is a significant and complex issue for many contemporary organizations and it presents itself as a challenge for forthcoming by: The Small Business Innovation Research (or SBIR) program is a United States Government program, coordinated by the Small Business Administration, intended to help certain small businesses conduct research and development (R&D). Funding takes the form of contracts or grants. The recipient projects must have the potential for commercialization and must meet . Not all new and small firms are equal in innovation, of course. On one hand, there is a small group of highly innovative and high-growth-potential firms with important individual impacts on jobs and productivity. But their numbers from the Entrepreneurship Indicators Project should not be exaggerated. They make up only a small minority of all SMEs. The good news is that a great resource available for small law firm lawyers seeking to invest in new technologies was just released by ABA Publishing: The .


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Small, high technology firms and innovation by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight. Small, high technology firms and innovation. high technology firms and innovation book Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off., (OCoLC) Online version: United States. Congress.

House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight. Small, high technology firms. This book aids policy prescription by providing a detailed study of regional variations in the management of innovation in high technology small firms.

The empirical research considers all the major management factors that are inputs to the innovation process through a time-series study of innovation in British and American high technology firms and innovation book technology.

firms owned by women and minorities and firms that are high tech in nature. In light of the key role in small business finance played by financial institutions, this study pays disproportionate attention to access to bank loans.

Although these issues are important, research has traditionally been limited by a lack of appropriate data. Ibata-Arens offers in-depth analysis of strategy in firms, communities and in local government.

The book examines detailed case studies of high-technology manufacturers in Kyoto, Osaka and Tokyo, as well as bio-tech clusters in America--demonstrating far-reaching innovation and competition effects in national institutionsCited by: Small, high technology firms and innovation: hearings (including report) before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight and the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first and second sessions, DecemJanu Febru Ma Ap.

This book, through comparison of six industries in which small companies play a critical role, explores the principal economic function of small, high-tech companies--to probe, explore, and sometimes develop the frontiers of the U.S. economy in search of unrecognized or otherwise ignored opportunities for economic growth and development.

Innovation and Small High technology firms and innovation book brings together two large data bases recently released by the U. Small Business Administration - one directly measuring innovative activity for large and small firms, the other providing a detailed census of economic activity for all manufacturing firms and plants across a broad spectrum of industries.

Acs and Cited by: Smaller, technically-oriented companies often assume types of risk (and an amount of risk) that is not often tolerated by large companies. In the United States both consumers and companies depend on smaller, high-tech companies to explore the commercial application of technology in potential, emerging, and small markets.

He is the founder of the international annual High Technology Small Firms conference (begun in ) and the associated edited book series.

International scholars have annually over a decade contributed to the entrepreneurship and innovation fields which makes the book a most interesting and important reading." New Technology-Based.

Small technology firms are currently facing increasingly severe competition in a dynamic business environment where an effective commercialization process may secure the survival of a venture and provide key benefits such as increases in turnover, profits and market by: 7.

Oakey R. () Innovation and regional growth in small high technology firms: evidence from Britain and the USA, Reg. Stud – This paper examines the varying impact of regional resources on innovation in small, high technology firms. Evidence is drawn from diverse local economies, ranging from the development region of Scotland, through the South Cited by: Describes principles and methodologies necessary to build efficient and highly productive work systems in high tech organizations that must develop and deploy new products in a timely fashion with competitive advantage.

Presents techniques applicable to small high tech consumer products or large complex systems requiring cost control, waste minimization and rapid product.

Of those firms we focus on firms that are publicly traded. Inthere were 5, small firms with fewer than employees (SBA statistics).

Inthe number of small firms operating in high tech industries numbered aro (Hart and Acs, ). Serial innovators make up only % of small high tech firms. 3Cited by:   “There is nothing new under the sun” (EcclesiastesB.C.) and “The only constant is change" (Heraclitus, B.C.).

The current elevation of technology to a strategic variable is discussed, and the key forces behind this trend are identified.

The cunent blending of two previously distinctive privatesector modes of innovation—small high-technology firm entrepreneurialism and large. In other words, this book helps lawyers sift through their technology choices, which range from hardware options to legal software tools designed to simplify the lives of solo and small-firm lawyers.

Innovation and Small Firms brings together two large data bases recently released by the U. Small Business Administration - one directly measuring innovative activity for large and small firms, the other providing a detailed census of economic activity for all manufacturing firms and plants across a broad spectrum of industries.

Co-operation and Networking. The greatness of being small in business networks (H. Hakansson et al.). Strategic innovation networks: managing high technology in mature small firms (M. Beckinsale, O. Jones). Partnering strategy for small technology-based firms: an empirical analysis - the case of the US biotechnology industry (N.

Chaillou). Innovation in High-Technology Companies: The Small Firm's Perspective with Reference to the Mobile Phone Sector - Ben Beiske - Presentation (Elaboration) - Business economics - Miscellaneous - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.

technology firms have become prominent collaborators in open innovation. Prior tolarge firms may have seen such startups as potentially dangerous competitors capable of taking away the markets from large incumbents with unimaginable speed.

But now, rather than fighting small high-tech firms, established companies. “Open innovation is the use of purposive inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate internal innovation, and expand the markets for external use of innovation,” says Chesbrough.

In Chesbrough’s book “Open Innovation: Researching a New Paradigm,” he adds, that this paradigm assumes that firms can and should “use external ideas.

The article explores how the innovative performance of small high-tech firms relates to their external networking activities, and whether geographical proximity in their network relations matters. Data from a small sample of electronics firms and software developers in South East England are used to construct indicators of innovativeness, which are correlated with Cited by: Innovation, Networking and Proximity: Lessons from Small High Technology Firms in the UK Article (PDF Available) in Regional Studies 36(1).

However, small high tech firms focus more on R&D than large high tech companies. Elsewhere I have explained that small R&D performing businesses devote a larger share of their employment and sales to R&D.

And the NSF report shows that inR&D conducting businesses with at least 5 employees spent an average of 3 percent of their sales on R&D. Full text of "New product strategy in small high technology firms" See other formats HO?*.Milt c. ^ WORKING PAPER ALFRED P.

SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT NEW PRODUCT STRATEGY IN SMALL HIGH TECHNOLOGY FIRMS by Marc H. Meyer WP November 19 8 2 MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 50 MEMORIAL DRIVE. (shelved 1 time as technology-innovation) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving. Advanced innovation capabilities related to R&D and technology set high-performance firms apart from other businesses.

Industry-level differences in product lifecycle, production activity, competitive intensity and the science base all influence the nature of small-firm innovation. The individual traits of participants in a small business context, given the flexibility and adaptability of small firms as well as its favourable corporate strategy is a significant contributor to the success of innovation of small firms.

Conclusion. Innovation is essential in the modern day business environment in the quest to satisfy the. Disclosure of Innovation Activities by High-Technology Firms 1.

Introduction Recent studies on intangible assets tend to focus on accounting information reported in financial statements (e.g., R&D expenditures).

However, there has been little research on management disclosure of qualitative or nonfinancial information about intangibles. This. technology firms, there was no relationship hetween innovation and either short- or long-term CEO pay.

High-technology firms need to produce a steady stream of. Why Small Companies Have the Innovation Advantage not when they can come up for air and think about innovation. We’ll feature a different book each week and share exclusive deals you won Author: Sam Hogg. Innovation districts are the manifestation of mega-trends altering the location preferences of people and firms and, in the process, re-conceiving the.

Brychan Thomas is a Senior Research Fellow in Small Business and Innovation at the University of Glamorgan Business School. His main research interests lie in innovation and small business, SMEs and technology transfer networks, technology transfer and internet adoption in the agri-fo /5(16).

Product Innovations by Young and Small Firms. Jose M. Plehn-Dujowich. Plehn Analytical Economic Solutions, LLC. Fountainville, PA for. under contract number SBAHQM Release Date: May 2. This report was developed under a contract with the Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy, and.

Downloadable. Subsidizing small high-technology firms is now considered to be important in stimulating economies throughout the world. This is because fast growing small firms create new markets and jobs.

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program has played an important role in the United States in subsidization providing two billion dollars every year. CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook provides insight into the trends shaping the industry, its workforce, and its business models.

Because trends do not occur in a vacuum, the report provides context through market sizing, workforce sizing, and other references to supporting data.

The interrelated nature of technology – where elements of. Big corporations can innovate just as successfully as small startups if they strike the right balance of strategy, systems and culture, according to a new book. investigate two small high tech SMEs in two different technology areas; 1) nano technology and 2) software services.

Problem discussion Small companies belong to a complex innovation ecosystem where finding a niche, or becoming unavoidable in the value chain is essential to the firm’s survival and growth. The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship aims to provide a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art research in entrepreneurship.

The authors are all leading scholars in their field. Entrepreneurship has always been a key factor in economic growth, innovation, and the development of firms and businesses. More recently, new technologies, the waning of the old. There is a wide literature on the role small and medium-sized firms (SMFs) play in technological development.

Rothwell () argues that SMFs are increasingly important in the process of technological innovation. Pavitt () also argues that Cited by:.

As large companies seek to innovate more effectively, they are increasingly partnering with start-ups and entrepreneurs. A couple of .Venture capitalists are specialized intermediaries that channel capital to firms and professional services to companies that might otherwise be excluded from the corporate debt market and other sources of private finance.

Venture capital financing is used to invest mainly in small and medium size firms with good growth and exit potential.

Regarding the benefits of the SBIR program, there have been several empirical analyses. This study mainly follows Lerner’s () seminal work analyzing the growth of U.S.

SBIR program awardees’ sales and employment. The study was extended to incorporate intellectual property and market creation (Link & Scott, ).To clearly discuss the causal Cited by: 1.