The Synergy between Academic Support, Government Regulation, Business Sector, and Civil Society to Enhancing Innovation Ecosystem Indonesian SMEs
AbstractThe aims of this research is to empirically testing the role of quadruple helix, consisting of government, academic, business sector, and civil society on developing Small Medium Industry (SMEs) through developing innovation ecosystem. This qualitative study employs a case study design. The samples are small industry in Kudus Regency, Indonesia. The result of this study shows that implementing quadruple helix’s role may present innovation to solve some problems in small industry. This role implementation depicts the existence of innovation ecosystem in attempt to develop small industry. This study recommends the necessity to improve synergy and collaboration between of government regulation, academic support, business sector, and civil society through intense communication.
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