Master's and Doctorate Theses
The ANI aims to give visibility and disseminate the results of academic research in the fields of innovation, namely that produced in Portugal or by Portuguese authors.
- Ala, Soraia Luísa Pereira Pinto (2016), Technology commercialization models. University of Aveiro. Doctorate Thesis in Industrial Management.
- Braga, Alexandra Maria da Silva (2016), Influence of knowledge intensive business services (KIBS) on firm innovation. University of Beira Interior Doctorate Thesis in Management.
- Carvalho, João António Marrucho (2016), Determinants of innovative performance in Portugal and Europe. University of Beira Interior Doctorate Thesis in Management.
- Duarte, Filipe Alexandre Pereira (2016), Ongoing or Abandoned Innovation Activities Determining Factors in Portuguese Companies. University of Beira Interior Doctorate Thesis in Management.
- Santos, António Bob Moura (2016), Public policy oriented towards Open Innovation: the theoretical, contextual and programmatic conditions for its design and implementation, in the case of Portugal. Lisbon: ISCTE-IUL. Doctorate Thesis in Economics.
- Abreu Guedea Melo Correia, Tomás Francisco (2015), Innovation and Quality Management. An Analysis of the Implications in Collaborative R&D. Instituto Superior de Gestão. Master’s in Management.
- Covêlo, Susana Andreia dos Santos (2015), The impact of innovation on the performance of Portuguese companies: evidence based on the CIS2010. Master’s in Management.
- Damba, Pedro Miguel (2016), Innovation as a key competitiveness factor in SMEs. Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa. Master’s in Management.
- Silva, Ana Sofia Gomes Marques da (2016), Methodology to evaluate companies in terms of their degree of innovation: exploratory study. Catholic University of Portugal. Master’s in Management.
- Nogueira, Sara Patrícia Couto (2016), The relationship between the size of companies and their innovative behaviour. University of Minho. Master’s in Industrial and Business Economics.
Portuguese Economy Innovation Award
The ANI intends to give visibility to the academic-based research carried out in Portugal on innovation and innovation policy, as well as to support the work that contributes to the dissemination of innovations originating in companies and national R&D entities.
In this way, the ANI and the Office of Strategy and Studies of the Ministry of Economy (OSS) intend to reward the scientific articles that contribute to the identification of problems and to the implementation of economic policy solutions in Portugal in the areas of Knowledge Based Innovation, namely valuing and Transfer of Technology, Collaborative Innovation and Technology-Based Entrepreneurship.
The first edition of this Award was launched in 2017 .The winners of the 2017 edition of this award were announced on the 27th of February at a session that took place at the University of Aveiro. The winning works were:
- “The effect of entrepreneurial origin on firms’ performance: The case of Portuguese academic spinoffs” - Natália Barbosa and Ana Paula Faria;
- “Absorptive Capacity and Firms’ Generation of Innovation: Revisiting Zahra and George’s Model” - Dina Pereira and João Leitão
- “Persistence in innovation and innovative behavior in unstable environments” - Joana Costa, Anabela Botelho e Aurora Teixeira
- “The efficiency of Portuguese Technology Transfer Offices and the importance of university characteristics” - Aurora Teixeira e André Monteiro
The 2nd edition of the Prize is currently being prepared and will be announced shortly.
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