Creating SMEs' innovation capabilities through formation of collaborative innovation network in Taiwan

Yu Lien Tai, Junzo Watada

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    Abstract

    This study based on a TICA project that the Taiwanese government funds to build collaborative innovation networks (ClNs) to enhance the innovation capabilities of SMEs'. The objective of this study is to examine the efficiency of SME ClNs formation by social network analysis method. The results find that the SMEs clustered into collaborative innovation networks, in the meantime, improving the communication in the network. The results of the research also show that the formation efficiency of the CINs is statistically obvious in the TICA project. The strategy of the Taiwanese government's SME administration agency successfully employs a public research institute, ITRI, to form SME CINs.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication2010 World Automation Congress, WAC 2010
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    Event2010 World Automation Congress, WAC 2010 - Kobe
    Duration: 2010 Sep 192010 Sep 23

    Other

    Other2010 World Automation Congress, WAC 2010
    CityKobe
    Period10/9/1910/9/23

    Keywords

    • CINs
    • Collaborative innovation net work
    • SMEs
    • Social network

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Control and Systems Engineering

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