Analysis of Aspects of Innovation in a Brazilian Cluster

Adriana Valélia Saraceni, Pedro Paulo de Andrade Júnior

Abstract


Innovation through clustering has become very important on the increased significance that interaction represents on innovation and learning process concept. This study aims to identify whereas a case analysis on innovation process in a cluster represents on the learning process. Therefore, this study is developed in two stages. First, we used a preliminary case study verifying a cluster innovation analysis and it Innovation Index, for further, exploring a combined body of theory and practice. Further, the second stage is developed by exploring the learning process concept. Both stages allowed us building a theory model for the learning process development in clusters. The main results of the model development come up with a mechanism of improvement implementation on clusters when case studies are applied.

Keywords


Innovation; Metal Fitting; Regional development; Cluster.

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