Paola Rücker Schaeffer



Doctor in Scientific and Technological Politics by the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Master in Administration in the area of Innovation, Technology and Sustainability by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). Graduated in Administration – Management of Innovation and Leadership by the University Of Vale dos Sinos (UNISINOS). Accomplished two academic exchanges, the first to the Universidad Central de Chile and the other to HEC-Montreal. Takes part in the project Innovation Systems, Strategy and Policy from the program São Paulo Excellence Chair (SPEC) financed by FAPESP. Also participated on others research groups: Innovation Research Center (NITEC), and the Grupo de Pesquisa em Dinâmica Econômica da Inovação (GDIN / UNISINOS).  The main themes of interest are  Innovation Management, Firm’s Innovation Dynamics, University-Company Interaction and Firm’s Capacity of Innovation.



Name:  Paola Rücker Schaeffer

Bibliographic Citation: SCHAEFFER, P. R.


Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Management School.

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DULLIUS, A. C. ; SCHAEFFER, P. R. . AS CAPACIDADES DE INOVAÇÃO EM STARTUPS: contribuições para uma trajetória de crescimento. Revista Alcance (Online), v. 23, p. 034-050, 2016.


SCHAEFFER, P. R.; RUFFONI, J. ; PUFFAL, D. . Razões, benefícios e dificuldades da interação universidade-empresa. Revista Brasileira de Inovação, v. 14, p. 105-134, 2015.


PUFFAL, D. ; RUFFONI, J. ; SCHAEFFER, P. R. . Características da Interação Universidade-Empresa no Brasil: Motivações e Resultados sob a Ótica dos Envolvidos. Revista Gestão Contemporânea, v. 1, p. 71-94, 2012.