International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Industrial Engineering | Spain | Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022 | Rating: 5.3 / 10


Contributions of Innovation Ecosystems in the Adoption of the Industry 4.0 Model in SMEs, a Bibliometric Study

Andres Redchuk | Federico Walas Mateo | Julian Eloy Tornillo


Abstract: This work explores the creation of workspaces dedicated to enriching and facilitating the development of the industry 4.0 model in SMEs. The idea is to analyze the impact of innovation environments and its institutions in technological management and linkage to guide and boost in the Industry 4.0 productive framework with a relatively high density of SMEs. There are numerous local initiatives to disseminate and promote the adoption of the digitization model of productive companies known as Industry 4.0, following the model promoted by Germany and adopted by the EU, also known as Smart Manufacturing, according to the USA model. Finally, this paper analyses literature about SMEs, industry 4.0 paradigm, and Innovation Ecosystem, in a bibliometric study through the SCOPUS scientific database. The results show that innovation ecosystems, through the different edges that they deliver ease the adoption of the smart manufacturing strategy to the SMEs within their boundaries.


Keywords: Industry 4.0, Innovation ecosystem, open innovation, smart manufacturing and startups


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022,


Pages: 1303 - 1309


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