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Whitepaper: Networks, Partnerships, Clusters And Intellectual Property Rights

by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)Jan 01, 2008

Even more than larger firms, SMEs (Small and Medium Sized Enterprise) need to access external sources of information, knowledge, know-how and technologies, in order to build their own innovative capability and to reach their markets. They can only partly secure such access through markets for goods, services, IPRs (Intellectual Property Rights) and human resources, and must also engage in networks, particularly those that nurture the tacit knowledge and other non-tradable competencies that are