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Publication | 11 February 2019

Startup Innovation Ecosystems in Southern Europe

Innovation systems are the regional or national structures in which startups, SMEs, large sized enterprises, universities, and public organisations interact on a technological, social, legal and commercial basis in order to produce knowledge, develop new technologies and new business opportunities. These interactions aim at developing and protecting new technologies, and financing and regulating new projects.