The Chicago Handbook Of University Technology Transfer And Academic Entrepreneurship

Hardcover | March 9, 2015

EditorAlbert N. Link, Donald S. Siegel, Mike Wright

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As state support and federal research funding dwindle, universities are increasingly viewing their intellectual property portfolios as lucrative sources of potential revenue.  Nearly all research universities now have a technology transfer office to manage their intellectual property, but many are struggling to navigate this new world of university-industry partnerships. Given the substantial investment in academic research and millions of dollars potentially at stake, identifying best practices in university technology transfer and academic entrepreneurship is of paramount importance.

The Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship is the first definitive source to synthesize state-of-the-art research in this arena. Edited by three of the foremost experts in the field, the handbook presents evidence from entrepreneurs, administrators, regulators, and professors in numerous disciplines. Together they address the key managerial and policy implications through chapters on how to sustain successful research ventures, ways to stimulate academic entrepreneurship, maintain effective open innovation strategies, and improve the performance of university technology transfer offices.

A broad and ambitious work, the handbook offers comprehensive coverage for universities of all types, allowing them to confidently handle technology commercialization and further cultivate innovation.

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As state support and federal research funding dwindle, universities are increasingly viewing their intellectual property portfolios as lucrative sources of potential revenue.  Nearly all research universities now have a technology transfer office to manage their intellectual property, but many are struggling to navigate this new world ...

Albert N. Link is professor of economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Donald S. Siegel is dean of the School of Business and professor of management at the University at Albany, SUNY. Mike Wright is professor of entrepreneurship and head of the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Imperial College Busi...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.1 inPublished:March 9, 2015Publisher:University Of Chicago PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:022617834X

ISBN - 13:9780226178349

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Table of Contents

Editors’ Introduction
Albert N. Link, Donald S. Siegel, and Mike Wright
 
1          University Technology Transfer Offices, Licensing, and Start-Ups 
            Donald S. Siegel and Mike Wright
 
2          Open Science and Open Innovation: Sourcing Knowledge From Universities 
            Markus Perkmann and Joel West
 
3          Accountability, Government Rights, and the Public Interest: A Thirty-Year Retrospective 
            Arti Rai and Bhaven Sampat
 
4          An Entrepreneur’s Guide to the University 
            Fiona Murray and Julian Kolev
 
5          Challenges in University Technology Transfer and the Promising Role of Entrepreneurship Education 
            Andrew Nelson and Thomas Byers
 
6          Research, Science, and Technology Parks: Vehicles for Technology Transfer 
            Albert N. Link and John T. Scott
 
7          University Patenting in Europe: Does Faculty Ownership of Intellectual Property Impede University Technology Transfer?  
            David Audretsch and Devrim Göktepe-Hultén
 
8          The Transition toward Entrepreneurial Universities: An Assessment of Academic Entrepreneurship in Italy 
            Nicola Baldini, Riccardo Fini, and Rosa Grimaldi
 
9          Northeastern University: A Study of Technology Transfer and the Academic Entrepreneur 
            Tucker J. Marion, Denise Dunlap, and John H. Friar
 
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"One of the most dramatic changes to universities in recent decades has been a much greater emphasis on their role in transferring and helping to exploit new technology for the purposes of innovation. In this book, three of the world’s leading experts on academic entrepreneurship have brought together the latest studies and insights from eminent scholars around the world. The findings represent essential reading for university managers and science policy makers as well as all those interested in innovation and entrepreneurship."