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Academia-Business Links : European Policy Strategies and Lessons Learnt - Rndiger Wink

Academia-Business Links

European Policy Strategies and Lessons Learnt

By: Rndiger Wink (Editor)

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Published: 18th June 2004
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This book presents an overview of recent policy outcomes in the field of academia-business links in different European countries. It covers a broad range of approaches, from new public funding instruments to reforms of intellectual property rights and regional network policies. A special focus is put on practical policy implications and discussions about reform.

List of Figuresp. vii
List of Tablesp. viii
Notes on the Contributorsp. x
Academia-Business Interactions in Europe: An Introductionp. 1
The Changed Environment of Universities
Spin-offs, Start-ups and Networks in UK Universitiesp. 11
Are Research Spin-offs a Local Phenomenon? Empirical Findings from Germanyp. 28
Academia and Business: Links and Lags in Spainp. 48
Measuring and Funding the 'Third Mission': The UK Policy Debatep. 74
The Role of Intellectual Property Rights Regimes for R&D Cooperation between Industry and Academiap. 90
Academia-Business Linkages and Industrial Development
Why Invest in Biotechnology? German and British Biotechnology Policy Comparedp. 107
Geographical Proximity and Circulation of Knowledge through Inter-Firm Cooperationp. 137
Evaluating the Future Impact of New Technologies: The Case of Biophotonics in Germanyp. 159
The Matrix INT (Instruments and Needs of Technology) and the Evaluation of Innovation Policiesp. 168
Academia-Business Linkages and the Regional Dimension
The Territorial Development of Innovation Support Assets through University-Business Interactions: Towards a Dynamic Modelp. 197
Regional Innovation System Barriers and the Rise of Boundary-Crossing Institutionsp. 224
Universities as Hubs to Global Knowledge Pipelines? A Strategy-Focused Perspective on Regional University Policiesp. 246
Enlarging the Scale of Knowledge and Innovation Networks: Theoretical Perspectives, Methodological Approaches and Policy Issuesp. 263
Indexp. 287
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ISBN: 9781403936646
ISBN-10: 1403936641
Series: Anglo-German Foundation
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 289
Published: 18th June 2004
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1