Title: Recent innovation scenario of the Brazilian industrial sector and its reflections

Authors: Claudia Brito Silva Cirani; Adalberto Ramos Cassia; José Jaconias Da Silva

Addresses: Graduate Program of Business Administration, University of Nove de Julho, Rua Deputado Salvador Julianelli, s/n – Barra Funda, São Paulo, SP, 01156-000, Brazil ' Graduate Program of Computer Science and Knowledge Management, University of Nove de Julho, Rua Vergueiro, 235/249 – 12° Andar – Barra Funda, São Paulo, SP, 01504-001, Brazil ' Business Administration Department, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Avenue Fernando Corrêa da Costa, 2367 – Boa Esperança, Cuiabá, MT, 78060-900, Brazil

Abstract: This study analysed the innovation dynamics of the Brazilian industrial sector using information published by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics in the latest edition of innovation survey - PINTEC - from 2012 to 2014. Information was used to analyse innovation indicators, namely types, novelty degree, established partnerships and interactions, as well as governmental incentives. The aim was to provide a macro and updated diagnosis of innovation scenario in Brazil and build reflections for further studies. This is an exploratory analysis; thus, we used descriptive methods for data presentation, through analyses, figures, and tables. The results show that innovation of Brazilian industrial enterprises concentrates mainly in the acquisition of machinery and equipment, innovations that already exist in national or global markets, interactions for the innovative process with suppliers and government support for financing the acquisition of machines and equipment.

Keywords: Brazil; innovation; industry; PINTEC.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBIR.2021.114052

International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 2021 Vol.24 No.4, pp.535 - 554

Received: 03 Sep 2018
Accepted: 07 Jul 2019

Published online: 08 Apr 2021 *

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