Innovation Policies: A comparative study Between Brazil and France


  • Graciela Dias Coelho Jones Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie
  • Leonardo Fernando Cruz Basso Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie



Innovation, Innovation Policy, Research and Development, R&D


The aim of this study is to present a comparison between the main actions promoted to encourage innovation by France, as well as the current stage of research and development initiatives (R&D), in relation to Brazil. Is a qualitative study that the procedures for its development ranks as literature and documents. The data collection technique was documentary and had as a data source primary and secondary documents, coming from public archives and statistical sources. For the survey of brazilian data for the development of this study, it was used as informational basis the fifth edition of the Innovation Research (PINTEC 2011). The data from France raised through the use of OECD year Report 2014 " Reviews of Innovation Policy France in 2014."  For the presentation of the study results comparative charts and tables were used. As the present study results can be highlighted, among others: France is a country with a long scientific tradition and technique, and plays a significant role in the world in this area. On the other hand, Brazil has one of the lowest proportions of R&D and export of high technology to GDP. The completion of this study brought an important diagnosis: there is a wide and interesting research topic that is still little explored by Brazilian researchers.


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Author Biographies

Graciela Dias Coelho Jones, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie

Doutoranda em Administração de Empresas - Linha Finanças Estratégicas na Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie

Docente na Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (UFU) - Faculdade de Ciências Contábeis 

Leonardo Fernando Cruz Basso, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie

Doutor em Economia pela New School for Social Research. Professor do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Administração da Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie.



How to Cite

Jones, G. D. C., & Basso, L. F. C. (2017). Innovation Policies: A comparative study Between Brazil and France. International Journal of Innovation, 5(2), 222–233.




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