SMEs which have a track record of innovation are more likely to export, more likely to export successfully, and more likely to generate growth from exporting than non-innovating firms. Both internal and eco-system factors are important in shaping SME innovation and exporting. For SMEs specifically, however, the evidence base remains limited in some areas.
This whitepaper from the Enterprise Research Centre provides evidence on the internal drivers of innovation and exporting reinforces the importance of a number of key UK policy initiatives.
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