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Regional Competitiveness: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Triple Helix

Maria Manuela Santos Natário*
Research Unit for Development of Inland, Polytechnics of Guarda, Portugal
Abstract :

The aim of this paper is to reflect and evaluate the factors that influence regional competitiveness and propose a conceptual model for regional competitiveness in Peripheral Regions. These regions have specificities and singulars characteristics distinct of central regions and need certain specifications to develop innovation and competitiveness. The entrepreneurship and innovation process require an important involvement of local actors and the creation of networks. This paper reflects upon the factors that influence regional competitiveness, enhancing the concept of regional innovation systems, the triple helix model and the concept of entrepreneurship to develop dynamics of innovation and competitiveness. 

Keywords :
Competitiveness; Innovation; Triple Helix Model; Regional Innovation Systems

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Volume 3, Number 4, November 2014 , ISSN 2162-6359

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