Edited by Tüzin Baycan and Hugo Pinto
Chapter 15: Innovation, technology transfers and regional competitiveness: a study of Oeiras bio-pharmaceutical industry
This chapter analyses the role of the creation and transfer of technology in the pharmaceutical industry and its role for regional competitiveness. Our case study focuses on the firms located in Oeiras, particularly the bio-pharmaceutical cluster, which gathers some of the most representative firms in terms of investment in R & D in Portugal. Therefore, this study focuses on the role of two of the factors that have influenced regional competitiveness in Portugal: clusters and knowledge/technology transfer.
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