An Approach to Measure Knowledge Transfer in Open-Innovation.

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Recent studies show that a growing number of innovations that are introduced in the market come from networks of enterprises that are created based on core competencies of each enterprise. In this context, the characterization and assessment of the knowledge transfer among members within a network is an important element for the wide adoption of the networked organizations paradigm. However, models for understanding the knowledge transfer and indicators related to knowledge transfer in a collaborative environment are lacking. Starting with some discussion on mechanisms of production and circulation of knowledge that might operate in a collaborative environment, this paper introduces an approach for assessing knowledge circulation in a co-innovation network. Finally, based on experimental results from a Portuguese collaborative network, BRISA network, a discussion on the benefits, challenges and difficulties found are presented and discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICORES 2014 – 3rd International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventICORES 2014 -
Duration: 1 Jan 2014 → …


ConferenceICORES 2014
Period1/01/14 → …


  • Collaborative networks
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Open-innovation
  • Social network analysis


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