Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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University and Enterprises Linkages for Regional Development in México
Patricia Moctezuma, Sergio López, Alejandro Mungaray

Last modified: 29-05-2017


This article evaluates the incentives to Mexico Innovation Program (PEI), from a regional perspective based on its contribution to the Regional Innovation System (RIS) of Baja California, between 2009 and 2013. Through the both additional behavioral and networks methodologies, the decision making process at companies, and the level of linkages among them, higher education institutions and governmental actors of the RIS is analyzed. The results show that by imposing the financing of innovation projects on the linking of business and scientific actors, PEI is helping to strengthen the RIS, encouraging 15% of its interactions.

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