The Influence of regional environment factor on Technology-based firms' Performance -Moderator effect of Innovation Intermediaries-

지역의 환경적 요인이 기술기반 창업기업 성과에 미치는 영향 -혁신거점기관의 조절효과를 중심으로-

  • 윤호열 (한국기술교육대학교 대학원 산업경영학과) ;
  • 김병근 (한국기술교육대학교 대학원 산업경영학과)
  • Received : 2017.01.31
  • Accepted : 2017.05.12
  • Published : 2017.05.31


This study analyzed the role of innovation intermediaries on the performance of technology-based firms in Korea. Technology-based firms are important to the economy because they contribute to regional economic development and national competitiveness. In Korea, various types of intermediaries, such as Techno-parks and incubators have been established to foster technology-based firms. Researchers analyzed various factors influencing the performance of technology-based firms. On the other hand, there have been few studies on the relationship between the innovation intermediaries and the performance of technology-based firms in Korea. This study identified the firms' capabilities, institutional and environmental factors in the light of the literature. A total of 2,313 technology-based firms in Techno-parks, business incubator of public institutes and universities were surveyed. Of these, 110 respondents were used for empirical analysis. OLS techniques were applied to analyze the data. The empirical results showed that the marketing competence, R&D capacity, which is a firms' innovation capacity, have a positive effect on the performance. The support of intermediaries positively affects the performance of technology-based firms. The economic aspects of regional innovation infrastructure, and cooperation with the customer has a positive effect on the performance of technology-based firms.


Regional Innovation System;Regional Innovation Capabilities;Regional Network;Firm Innovation Capability;Innovation Intermediaries;Techno-Park;Business Incubator;Technology-based firm;Regional Policy


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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