This technological article analyzed the innovation policy and its impact on the objectives of an ICT in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Relevance / originality
The Scientific, Technological and Innovation Institutions (ICTS) are important for the incentive to the technological development of the country, and their innovation policies guide the trajectory of these organizations, reason why they deserve studies.
Methodology / approach
The present study used a qualitative approach using documentary and bibliographic research techniques, and followed the case study method.
Improvements were proposed for the institution to achieve its vocation in its innovation ecosystem, such as (1) elaboration and formalization of an Innovation Policy, (2) more transparency in the effective measures of partnership, teaching and management incentives.
Theoretical / methodological contributions
The relevance of the research is also shown, once other ICTs can make a diagnosis about their Innovation Policy, encouraging the improvement of these policies and, consequently, stimulating technological production and development and improving the innovation ecosystem.
Social / management contributions
Due to the case study carried out for the elaboration of this technological article, the Director of Research contacted us to inform that the research carried out instigated the beginning of the discussion and study for the creation (formalization) of its innovation.