STPS517 INNOVATION AND SMES
|METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week):
||Science And Technology Policy Studies
|Language of Instruction:
|Level of Study:
||Fall or Spring Semesters.
Innovative capacities and competitive strategies for SMEs are incredibly considered by academicians and practitions. In terms of competitiveness, innovation ability and capacity have of course been under spot. In order to increase the innovative capacity, various concepts (networking, clustering, mutual learning etc.), and incentives by governments have been realized. The innovation capacity of local companies is considered. The relationship between industry and university as well as the characteristics of SMEs in terms of competitiveness are deeply studied to support for economic policies of the country. Innovative SMEs are strong to pave in local and international markets.