From Science to Business: How Firms Create Value by Partnering with Universities

Hardcover | December 15, 2010

byGeorges Haour, Laurent Mieville

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In today's knowledge-based society universities and firms must learn to engage more effectively. Universities focus on generating new knowledge, while firms are increasingly drawing on external collaborations to add value to their offerings. This book shows managers how to work with universities to boost their competitive position and revenue.

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In today's knowledge-based society universities and firms must learn to engage more effectively. Universities focus on generating new knowledge, while firms are increasingly drawing on external collaborations to add value to their offerings. This book shows managers how to work with universities to boost their competitive position and ...

DR GEORGES HAOUR is Professor of Technology & Innovation Management. He also acts as an adviser to firms and organisations in his area of value-creation through effective management of the innovation process, as well as commercialisation of technology. He has 8 patents, 90 publications and three books on innovation and technology comm...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.64 × 6.33 × 0.89 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230236510

ISBN - 13:9780230236516

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Firms engage with universities in many different ways
Chapter 2 Collaborative research betweeen firms and universities
Chapter 3: Firms accessing university technology through licensing
Chapter 4: Firms accessing university technology via spin outs
Chapter 5: SMEs must engage with universities
Chapter 6: Best practice for firm-university partnerships
Chapter 7: The way forward

Selected Bibliography
Index