2008 to 2010
The objective of the IAREG Project is to analyze the role played by intangible assets (IA) in the
generation of innovation, competitiveness and consequently economic growth and increases in
productivity at regional level with a special emphasis on the geographical space in which such
? To develop new indicators for improving the measuring of the IA considered having
the most influence in the generation of economic development.
? To analyze how IA and their interaction define the environment affecting firms? location.
? To measure the role of regional externalities in the generation of IA and in determining local economic performances in Europe and in the diffusion of knowledge.