Network Analysis of Open Innovation
The Sustainability Journal website published a study of open innovation which noted that the way people innovate and create new ideas and bring them to the market is undergoing a fundamental change from closed innovation to open innovation. Why and how do firms perform open innovation? Firms’ open innovation is measured through the levels of firms’ joint patent applications. Next, we analyze network structures and characters of firms’ joint patent applications. From this research, a number of conclusions were drawn.
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