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Our imperative trouble during this booklet is to appreciate 3 vital principles: studying, expertise and innovation, and to check those principles and the relationships among them in situ; that's, we learn a few instances of studying applied sciences in motion in nations, England and Brazil. the aim of our research is to supply an evidence of the capability to, and constraints on, advancements to academic guidelines and practices, with specific connection with innovation. we have now a plethora of theoretical versions that during trying to take care of causal relatives often come to the realization that there are socio-economic-cultural constraints, yet those observations principally stay at an summary point and/or come to very basic conclusions that aren't of specific support to practitioners within the box. those matters can simply be thoroughly addressed after reading the empirical fact and having a spectrum of circumstances to investigate. by way of combining the theoretical and the sensible, our objective is to provide an explanation for how and less than what stipulations new modes of studying will be positioned into perform effectively and sustainably, to ensure that the learner to boost innovatory talents and inclinations for paintings and within the existence course.

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There are no theory-free facts, and this puts at risk the distinction made by positivists/empiricists between observation and theory. The positivist/empiricist method equates legitimacy with science (although this is very much an idealized view of scientific activity) and is characterized as a set of general methodological rules. A clear distinction is made between knowers (or researchers) and people and objects in the world. Facts can be identified, free of the values and personal concerns of the observer.

The third was the development of a new market. His fourth type of innovation referred to new sources of raw materials. Finally, he suggested that it might also result in new forms of organization. Schumpeter (1939: 128) distinguished between innovation and invention by arguing that: “innovation is possible without invention and invention does not necessarily induce innovation”, only when commercialized. Innovation occurs in products, and new functionalities of previously existing products, services, and operational processes.

The way that knowledge is developed, disseminated and applied affects not only the cultural richness of the society, but also its global competitiveness. To meet the challenges of competitiveness, appropriate policies are necessary to encourage and facilitate closer understanding and joint work between universities and the productive sector. 5 INNOVATION STRATEGIES IN BRAZIL The presence of start-ups through the enterprise incubators inside Brazilian universities contributes to the integration of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

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