Federal initiatives finance new and existing technology-oriented firms to foster their R&D capabilities and to strengthen their competitive position. Compared to the size of those programs the effort to evaluate the economic benefits and costs of R&D subsidies has been rather modest (Klette et al. 2000). This research gap is filled by analyzing the dynamics and outcomes of a federal R&D scheme for SME in Germany.
"BUSINESS R&D SUBSIDIES IN GERMANY: THE MORE THE BETTER? (SUMMARY),"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 30
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol30/iss18/3