When Do Firms Undertake R&D By Investing In New Ventures?
When design plus R&D really get moving, it’s risk that firms are faced with: risk to show validity, risk to prove efficacy, and of course risk to scale with the latter being the largest concern of investor confidence. Is there a way to mitigate this?
Referred to in When Do Firms Undertake R&D By Investing In New Ventures? with the most success coming from areas where weak intellectual property protection and where complementary distribution capability creates the capability for design success. The data and statistical sampling of industries and functional capabilities indicate even further correlations between design functions and R&D success.