Book Chapter

Innovative Firms and the Management of Technological Partnerships: Evidence from Australia

CS McLeod, SJ Bell

Developments in Marketing Science: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Science | Published : 2015


Australian technology policy has traditionally relied on the use of R&D incentives to stimulate innovative activity. However, a recent Industry Commission report found that Australian industry receives $16.6 billion in Government R&D incentives each year, but concluded that most selective assistance has little or no positive effect on the welfare of Australians (Dwyer 1998).