El Valor de la Tecnología: Enfoques Novedosos para su Determinación


  • Claudia Nelcy Jimenez Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Oscar F. Castellanos Universidad Nacional de Colombia




Technology valuation, technological capabilities, alternatives of Technology valuation, hard and soft technology.


Traditionally, Technology valuation has been applied with the financial focus of Project management, focusing on the economical dimension. However, several authors have detected problems in this approach and propose the inclusion of qualitative aspects of technology. The aim of this paper is to identify alternative proposals for estimating the value of technology. A scientometric study was carried out and as a result, novel works were identified, like the use of roadmapping, econometrics and neural networks in technology valuation. We conclude that different approaches exist, but, in general, aspects as the knowledge embodied in technology are not taken into account, with a reductionist and linear view of the valuation process and the technology itself. We formulate some considerations on an approach of technology valuation from biology, as an alternative approximation from the organicistic view, in order to add attributes like dynamicity and adaptation.


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Author Biographies

Claudia Nelcy Jimenez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Profesora de la Facultad de Minas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Medellín. Candidata a doctorado en Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Bogotá. Investigadora del Grupo Biogestión. Dirección: Calle 44 No. 45-67, Unidad Camilo Torres Bloque B5 Oficina 303, Bogotá, Colombia. Teléfono: 57-1 316 5000 Ext. 10730. e-mail: [email protected]

Oscar F. Castellanos, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Profesor asociado de la Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Bogotá. Director del Grupo Interdisciplinario de Investigación y Desarrollo en Gestión, Productividad y Competitividad Biogestión. Dirección: Calle 44 No. 45-67, Unidad Camilo Torres Bloque B5 Oficina 303, Bogotá, Colombia. Teléfono: 57-1 316 5000 Ext. 10730. e-mail: [email protected]


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How to Cite

Jimenez, C. N., & Castellanos, O. F. (2013). El Valor de la Tecnología: Enfoques Novedosos para su Determinación. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 8, 92–103. https://doi.org/10.4067/S0718-27242013000300008