University Technology Transfer: The Globalization Of Academic Innovation by Shiri M. BreznitzUniversity Technology Transfer: The Globalization Of Academic Innovation by Shiri M. Breznitz

University Technology Transfer: The Globalization Of Academic Innovation

EditorShiri M. Breznitz, Henry Etzkowitz

Hardcover | October 9, 2015

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Universities have become essential players in the generation of knowledge and innovation. Through the commercialization of technology, they have developed the ability to influence regional economic growth. By examining different commercialization models this book analyses technology transfer at universities as part of a national and regional system. It provides insight as to why certain models work better than others, and reaffirms that technology transfer programs must be linked to their regional and commercial environments.

Using a global perspective on technology commercialization, this book divides the discussion between developed and developing counties according to the level of university commercialization capability. Critical cases as well as country reports examine the policies and culture of university involvement in economic development, relationships between university and industry, and the commercialization of technology first developed at universities. In addition, each chapter provides examples from specific universities in each country from a regional, national, and international comparative perspective.

This book includes articles by leading practitioners as well as researchers and will be highly relevant to all those with an interest in innovation studies, organizational studies, regional economics, higher education, public policy and business entrepreneurship.

Shiri M. Breznitzis Assistant Professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, Canada.Henry Etzkowitzis Senior Researcher at the Human Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute, Stanford University, USA , and Visiting Professor at School of Management, Birkbeck College, London University and Edin...
Title:University Technology Transfer: The Globalization Of Academic InnovationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:502 pages, 9 × 6.2 × 1.4 inPublished:October 9, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415714680

ISBN - 13:9780415714686


Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction1.The Evolution of Technology TransferHenry Etzkowitz2. The Globalization of Academic InnovationShiri M. BreznitzPart II. USA3.The American Experience in University Technology TransferMaryann Feldman and Paige Clayton 4.Technology Transfer Paradox of SuccessHenry Etzkowitz5. De-Reifying Technology Transfer Metrics: To Address the Stages and Phases of TTO DevelopmentHenry Etzkowitz and Devrim G'ktepe-Hult'6.The Commercialization of New Drugs and Vaccines Discovered in Public Sector ResearchAshley J. Stevens, , Jonathan J. Jensen, ,Katrine Wyller, Patrick C. Kilgore, Eric London, Sabarni K. Chatterjee, and Mark L. RohrbaughPart III.Developed Countries7. The Island of Bliss? University technology Commercialization Practices in the Swiss Innovation SystemChristiane Gebhardt 8.UK University Models of Technology Transfer in a Global EconomyHelen Lawton Smith and John Glasson 9.An Analysis of the Development of the Irish Technology Transfer SystemCiara Fitzgerald, and Rory P O' Shea 10.Commercialization and Tech Transfer Policies and Intellectual Property Regimes in CanadaNicola Hepburn and David A. WolfePart IV. Developing Countries11. University Technology Transfer: The Case of SpainAdela Garc'Aracil, Elena Castro-Mart'z, Joaqu'M. Azagra-Caro, Pablo D'Este and, Ignacio Fern'ez de Lucio12. University Technology Commercialization: The Case of ThailandJarunee Wonglimpiyarat13. University Technology Transfer:'The Globalization of Academic Innovation in RussiaTatian Pospelova14. The Role of Institutional Characteristics in Knowledge Transfer: A Comparative Analysis of Two Italian UniversitiesFederica Rossi, Claudio Fassio, and Aldo Geuna15. The Innovation law, The Creation of Technology Transfer Offices, and their Impact on the Brazilian Innovation LandscapeAna L'cia Vitale Torkomian, Marli Elizabeth Ritter dos Santos, Thiago Jos'ysneiros Cavalcanti Soares16. China's University Technology Transfer System: Political Mobilization of Academy for EconomicGrowth Chunyan Zhou17. University system in Vietnam: some technology transfer practiceTran Ngoc CaPart V.What about University Technology Transfer?18. In University Technology Transfer One Size Does Not Fit Them All: Comparing the Biological Sciences and Information TechnologyMartin Kenney and Donald Patton19. International comparison of technology transfer data: the devil is in the detailsFrank J.M. Zwetsloot, Lodewijk L. Gelauff and Robert J.W. Tijssen20. University Technology Transfer in Brazil: A Comprehensive PictureGuilherme Ary Plonski21. The Ethos of University Technology Transfer: Aligning Transactional and Humanistic Values in a Bayh-Dole RegimeHenry Etzkowitz22. Technology Transfer in US Universities and Research InstitutionsLita NelsenPart VI. Conclusion23. Making Sense of University Technology Commercialization: Diversity and AdaptationShiri M. Breznitz and Henry Etzkowitz

Editorial Reviews

"A valuable and insightful study for understanding how a changing university system might still be a major driver of economic growth in the age of globalization" Enrico Santarelli, Professor of Economics, University of Bologna. "This book will help us better understand why and how universities around the globe vary in the degree they are able to bring inventions generated in university research labs to the marketplace. It will provide helpful guidance for universities embarking on technology transfer for the first time or are reconsidering how they can improve." Harvey A. Goldstein, Vice President, MODUL University ¿ Vienna, Professor and Head of Department of Public Governance and Sustainable Development