Collaborative Innovation in the Public Sector a Case of the Brazilian Federal Government

  • Herman Resende SantosEmail author
  • Kawaljeet Kapoor
  • Dany Flávio Tonelli
  • Vishanth Weerakkody
  • Dalton Sousa
  • Paulo Henrique de Souza Bermejo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9265)


The purpose of this study is to verify the statistical validity of a collaborative public sector innovation model in the Brazilian Federal Government context. This model essentially addresses aspects of co-creation, public sector innovation, and innovation ecosystem. Structural Equation Modeling results show a good model fit. It is concluded that the creative collaborative processes (co-creation) may generate new public values and foster public sector innovation. This stimulates the development of an innovation ecosystem supported by new public values and co-creative dynamics.


Co-creation Innovation ecosystem Public sector innovation Public value Public governance 



to Minas Gerais State Foundation for Research Development (FAPEMIG) – Brazil.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herman Resende Santos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kawaljeet Kapoor
    • 2
  • Dany Flávio Tonelli
    • 1
  • Vishanth Weerakkody
    • 2
  • Dalton Sousa
    • 3
  • Paulo Henrique de Souza Bermejo
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidade Federal de LavrasLavrasBrasil
  2. 2.Brunel University LondonUxbridgeUK
  3. 3.Universidade Federal do Mato Grosso do SulCampo GrandeBrasil

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