Scientific and technological production of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul: analysis of a decade/ Produção científica e tecnológica das Universidades Federais do Rio Grande do Sul: análise de uma década

Authors

  • Angela Pellegrin Ansuj
  • Angela Isabel dos Santos Dullius
  • Mariane Camargo Priesnitz Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência da Propriedade Intelectual- PPGPI Universidade Federal de Sergipe – UFS – São Cristóvão/SE – Brasil
  • Maria Emilia Camargo Universidade de caxias do Sul
  • Ademar Galelli
  • Ana Eleonora Paixão
  • Jonas Pedro Fabris Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência da Propriedade Intelectual- PPGPI Universidade Federal de Sergipe – UFS – São Cristóvão/SE – Brasil
  • Suzana Leitão Russo Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência da Propriedade Intelectual- PPGPI Universidade Federal de Sergipe – UFS – São Cristóvão/SE – Brasil

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7198/geintec.v7i1.1092

Abstract

Universities are centers of references in education in countries being important agents in the production of scientific and technological knowledge. In this sense, the present study examined the role of the Federal universities of the State of Rio Grande do Sul in these two areas: scientific and technological production. Technological production was analyzed by means of data obtained through the base of the National Institute of Industrial property (INPI) of 2005 by the year 2015, where patents were deposited by each institution. Scientific production was measured with the number of publications of each institution registered in Scopus in the same period. After performing this search specific bases, made a comparison between the results found. There was only the UFRGS no significant difference between the number of patents and the number of scientific production among the six federal universities that are located in the State of Rio Grande do Sul. These data report the importance of a greater incentive and investment on the part of universities, public bodies and partners with private companies in the area of technological development.

Published

2017-03-08

Issue

Section

Engineering and Technology