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
Conference paper
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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