The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the discussion of effectiveness of innovation cluster companiesь to be involved in developing of joint innovation processes. It has shown the methods of building and running of the alliances that enable the innovation SMEs to overcome the resources and organizational limitation. In the paper, it is shown the sources of organizational differences between the strategic alliances and entities, which are, involved in the innovation clusters.
Keywords: R&D, strategic alliances, small innovation enterprises, venture capital, innovation clusters
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