CONTI Raffaele, PADULA Giovanna, NOVELLI Elena
This paper studies the inventive performance and profitability of technology specialists SMEs compared to vertically integrated SMEs. The context is provided by European SMEs operating in a wide variety of industries. Technology specialists SMEs have higher inventive performance than vertically-integrated SMEs. Technology specialists SMEs have lower profitability than vertically-integrated SMEs.
PADULA, G., NOVELLI, E. et CONTI, R. (2015). SMEs inventive performance and profitability in the markets for technology. Technovation, 41-42, pp. 38-50.