Towards a National Innovation System in México Based on Knowledge

By Victor Helios Feria and Antonio Hidalgo.

Published by The Technology Collection

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In the last years, the research in diverse disciplines has increased the importance of innovation studies at the national level. In this sense, this paper proposes the development of National Innovation Systems (NIS) and its application to the economy in Mexico. Considering the characteristics and limitations of the study region, the mentioned proposal of NIS it is necessary to integrate the study of Knowledge-Based Economies (KBE) approach to study of the different approaches developed about the NIS. In addition, we will analyze the studies about the science, technology and innovation in Mexico, and the availability of these indicators.

Keywords: NIS, KBE, México

The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp.225-234. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 709.042KB).

Dr Victor Helios Feria

PhD Student, Department of Engineering Projects, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Victor Feria was born in 1971, at Mexico. He studied Chemical Engineering at Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico, obtaining a bachelor degree in 1995. In 2000, he was graduated in Project Management at Project Management Institute, Mexico. From 1997 to 2003, he was working as Project Manager focused on the ERP systems at Mexico. Since 2004, he is Phd Student in the Department of Engineering Projects at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. In 2005, he obtained the postgraduate in Engineering Projects and Innovation at Polytechnic University of Valencia (Department of Engineering Projects), Spain. His scientific activity is focused mainly in the fields of National Innovation Systems, Linkage among Universities and Industries, Knowledge-Based Economies, and Knowledge Transference.

Dr. Antonio Hidalgo

Professor, Department of Business Administration, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Antonio Hidalgo is Professor of Technology Strategy and Director of the Research Group of Innovation, IPR and Technology Policy, and Director of the Master and Doctorate Programme in MoT, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain. He received his PhD in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 1992. He has acted as expert to the European Commission as technology consultant in the European Innovation Monitoring System. His works have appeared in Production, Planning and Control Journal, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Journal of Technology Transfer, International Journal of Product Development, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, and R&D Management. He teaches technology strategy to MBA/PhD students and executives.


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