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Patricia Somorrostro López
Xunta de Galicia. Consellería de Educación.
José Cabanelas Omil
Universidade de Vigo
Pablo Cabanelas Lorenzo
Universidade de Vigo
Vol 23 No 2 (2014), Articles
Submitted: 25-03-2015 Accepted: 25-03-2015 Published: 25-03-2015
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As redes rexionais de investigación teñen un papel destacado na creación de coñecemento científico e na innovación, actividades clave na realidade económica moderna. Este artigo analiza as expectativas dos grupos de investigación e explora a incidencia da gobernanza no rendemento das redes de investigación mediante unha análise que inclúe datos de once redes públicas de investiga-ción, integradas por 83 grupos de investigación en Galicia. A investigación mostra que as redes satis-fán as expectativas dos grupos que nelas participan, especialmente en termos de resultados, e que existe unha serie de factores de gobernanza asociados positivamente ao rendemento. Entre as impli-cacións derivadas destes achados destacan a necesidade de impulsar lazos fortes entre os grupos de investigación na rede, a articulación de acordos de equidade e o establecemento de mecanismos de avaliación na rede. Aínda que tamén se identifican outros factores que inflúen de forma negativa no rendemento da rede, fundamentalmente a excesiva centralidade e a intermediación duns grupos de investigación sobre outros.


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