Avaliação de cenário para o desenvolvimento de uma incubadora tecnológica no município de Araranguá-SC

Dissertação (mestrado) - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Campus Araranguá, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Tecnologias da Informação e Comunicação, Araranguá, 2018.

Access type:openAccess
Publication Date:2018
Main Author: Bassani, Jandir
Advisor: Esteves, Paulo Cesar Leite
Document type: Master thesis
Online Access:https://repositorio.ufsc.br/handle/123456789/191119
English abstract:Abstract : The search for regional development makes local representatives look for alternatives to invigorate their economy, create jobs and generate income. The technological incubators prove themselves, in a long period, to be excellent alternatives, when implemented close to research and teaching facilities. They encourage the creation of companies that can absorb the knowledge generated by those institutions and transform then in business innovations. This process can be accelerated if local authorities pass laws that support and encourage the innovative process. The integrated actions from university, company and government form the Triple Helix (Etkovicth, 2002) that moves the process of generation, diffusion and application of innovation and technology to create intense knowledge business entrepreneurship. This dissertation was developed because of the implantation of a company incubator of technological base in the city of Araranguá, estate of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Its objective is to carry on a research regarding the critical processes to the implantation of a company incubator of technological base. This research is justified by the need to comprehend local demands for innovative environments, to assure that the incubator implantation was aligned to researches carried on by local scientific and technological institutions and to understand the basic processes needed to efficiently manage an incubator of technological base in Araranguá. Methodologically it was developed as a study case, of qualitative and exploratory character, using questionnaires applied via web to local institutions students. A bibliographical and documental research was done to support the analysis further developed. In this process, the Business Model Canvas tool was used to elaborate a Business Plan for the incubator. This plan identified the processes and investments needed to its implementation, as well as built the possible financial scenarios of institutional sustainability. Following the steps of: market analysis to identify the demand and define to size and occupational force of the incubator, areas of interest from investors. The research results accomplished the proposed objectives, because they made possible the complete comprehension of the processes to create a company incubator of technological base, generating important knowledge to support decision making regarding structuring, investment and management of the incubator.