Innovation Valuation: Guesswork or Formalized Framework? A Literature Review



This chapter deals with different methods for valuating an innovation as presented by the available academic literature, mainly articles in peer-reviewed journals. It aims at building up a typology and at assessing the pros and cons of the various methodologies, whether quantitative, qualitative or mix. It concludes that there is no ideal innovation valuation model and that a specific composite scoreboard approach seems to be the only way to approximate


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CNRS, GATEEcullyFrance
  2. 2.Doctoral SchoolGrenoble Ecole de ManagementGrenoble Cedex 01France

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