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Title: Innovation in small food processing enterprises and dynamics of local development
Authors: Mahon, Denise
Pitts, Eamonn
Keywords: Innovation
SMEs
Food industry
Food production
Development
R&D
Issue Date: Jan-2005
Publisher: Teagasc
Citation: Innovation in small food processing enterprises and dynamics of local development. The National Food Centre Research Report No. 71. Denise Mahon and Eamonn Pitts. Dublin; Teagasc, 2005. ISBN 1841704040
Series/Report no.: The National Food Centre Research Report;No. 71
Abstract: The extent of innovation in small food processing firms in the Border and South West regions of Ireland were examined as were the factors relating to innovation in these firms. Eighty-five percent of firms undertook some form of innovation in the five years preceding the study. Innovation within firms was related to the youth of the manager and of the firm itself and was also associated with investment in staff training and in Research and Development (R&D) by the firm and with numbers of qualified staff.
Description: End of Project Report
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11019/156
ISBN: 1841704040
Appears in Collections:REDP End of Project Reports
Food Marketing & Agri-Innovation

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