Incentives to Support Innovation in the Private Sector: The Brazilian Experience
do Canto, Odilon Antônio Marcuzzo
The presentation discuses incentives used to support innovation in the private sector in Brazil. It focuses on the incentives for supporting firms' innovative activities, which include a wide range of programs, such as: Sectoral Funds, Industrial, Technological; Foreign Trade Policy; and new regulatory and legal environment. It was prepared for the IDB's 1st Hemispheric Meeting of the Science, Technology and Innovation Network held on April 16th-17th, 2007 at the IADB headquarters in Washington DC.