عنوان مقاله [English]
Innovation is considered as a factor of nations' advantage and reaching wealth and development. Countries make and implement special policies for innovation development. One way of developing innovation is innovation networks approach. These networks are based on cooperation and learning. In the last decade, there was a major focus on the self-organization and learning of networks, but there is not enough evidence for such studies in Iran. This survey research aims to study through a questionnaire the innovation network of Ahwaz Science and Technology Park, in Ahwaz, Iran. The questionnaire is validated by interviewing 11 experts, and is distributed among 25 companies based in the park. To analyze the data, we perform path analysis and regression test using SPSS software. According to the results, different factors, such as enabling companies, networks embeddedness and favorable environment, have different effects on the cooperation, self-organization and learning of innovation networks. In addition, these factors have different effects on innovation development and network efficiency.
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