Academic Catalog


Course Code: 8310517
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Science And Technology Policy Studies
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

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.