Identification of Clusters of the Scientific Production on Business Incubators

Francisco Valdivino Rocha Lima • Fabrício Carvalho Da Silva • Gilton José Ferreira Da Silva • João Antonio Belmino Dos Santos • Ana Eleonora Almeida Paixão

Abstract

Business incubators are increasingly important institutions in the economic scenario and focus of countless scientific researches. The objective of this work was to identify the clusters of the International scientific production on business incubators, through bibliometric analysis. We analyzed publications from the period 1984 to 2017, through a systematic mapping in periodicals and annals of congresses. Four clusters on the subject were identified: (i) implementation and management of incubators; (ii) management of companies served by incubators; (iii) incubation, knowledge transfer and competitiveness at the regional level; and, (iv) entrepreneurial education and culture in the context of higher education institutions. The cluster construction of scientific publications on business incubators points to technology scenarios, business models, and innovation strategies.

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International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science

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