Fire can hide, but that is done with smoke?. It has shown that only a significant role can play those companies that are prepared to compete and have paid the necessary attention to technological development in its operation, participation in the markets to conquer, venture. Hence, no surprise as someone noted, technology acquisition capacity is one of vital importance to companies in developing countries; in the majority of cases. It is the only way which can avail themselves to establish its production capacity, so as to create and develop their technological capacity. Since then as a participant of the problematic of the Venezuelan administration Chair, reminds us when it comes to acquiring technology is being made allusion to different types of knowledge. Acquire knowledge related to products, processes and production methods, machinery and equipment, materials, methods Organization of the company and the applications and uses of the products. Considered that the investigation conducted by H.
Viana M. A. Cervilla I. Avalos a. Balaguer, to learn about the technological capacity and competitiveness of industry manufactureravenezolana () indicates that the capacity of acquiring technologies of Venezuelan companies, focuses mainly in machinery and equipment, and, secondly, on technical assistance.
I.e., a very small percentage of companies seeking information systematically, constituting the activity developed in a systematic manner by the largest number of companies the acquisition of technical journals. The source of information used by the Venezuelan companies for the acquisition of machinery and equipment, are providers with which you have had some prior experience, and can be considered this more direct or immediate source. The second source of information, importance, are catalogs. With regards to technical information specialist, very few companies showed having an organized system of consultations. 73 Percent of the companies does not have internal documentation and information centers, only 6 percent see external services and linkages with science lab are very sporadic and scarce.