Research Notes and Communication
Interfirm cooperation and startup innovation in the biotechnology industry
Article first published online: 8 NOV 2006
Copyright © 1994 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Strategic Management Journal
Volume 15, Issue 5, pages 387–394, June 1994
How to Cite
Shan, W., Walker, G. and Kogut, B. (1994), Interfirm cooperation and startup innovation in the biotechnology industry. Strat. Mgmt. J., 15: 387–394. doi: 10.1002/smj.4250150505
- Issue published online: 8 NOV 2006
- Article first published online: 8 NOV 2006
- Manuscript Revised: 10 DEC 1993
- Manuscript Received: 19 NOV 1992
- Interfirm networks;
- entrepreneurial startups;
This paper examines the association between interfirm cooperation and the innovation output of startup firms in the biotechnology industry. A reciprocal association is hypothesized. The results, however, show only that cooperation affects innovation. Several control variables are related to cooperation and innovation, especially the startup's position in the cooperative network.