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Assessing the Impact of Organizational Practices on the Productivity of University Technology Transfer Offices : An Exploratory Study #
for their insightful comments and suggestions. We are also deeply indebted to the many administrators, scientists, managers, and entrepreneurs who agreed to be interviewed. ABSTRACT We presentExpand
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Commercial knowledge transfers from universities to firms: improving the effectiveness of university–industry collaboration
There has been a rapid rise in commercial knowledge transfers from universities to practitioners or university–industry technology transfer (UITT), through licensing agreements, research jointExpand
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Toward a model of the effective transfer of scientific knowledge from academicians to practitioners: qualitative evidence from the commercialization of university technologies.
A new organizational entity has emerged at research universities: the technology transfer office (TTO). TTOs were established to facilitate commercial knowledge transfers from universities toExpand
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An Empirical Analysis of the Propensity of Academics to Engage in Informal University Technology Transfer
Formal university technology transfer mechanisms, through licensing agreements, research joint ventures, and university-based startups, have attracted considerable attention in the academicExpand
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U.S. science parks: the diffusion of an innovation and its effects on the academic missions of universities
The paper is an exploratory study of science parks in the United States. It models the history of science parks as the diffusion of an innovation that was adopted at a rapid and increasing rate inExpand
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Intellectual property protection mechanisms in research partnerships
A set of US-based companies is investigated regarding the effectiveness of intellectual property protection mechanisms (IPPMs) in the formation of research partnerships. Patents are the mostExpand
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In search of the meaning of entrepreneurship
This paper is an attempt to build a bridge between the popular and the academic usage of the terms entrepreneur and entrepreneurship, and to identify the raw materials needed to construct anExpand
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A Time Allocation Study of University Faculty.
Many previous time allocation studies treat work as a single activity and examine trade-offs between work and other activities. This paper investigates the at-work allocation of time among teaching,Expand
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Generating science-based growth: an econometric analysis of the impact of organizational incentives on university–industry technology transfer
In recent years, there has been a rapid rise in commercial knowledge transfers from universities to practitioners or university/industry technology transfer (UITT), via licensing agreements, researchExpand
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The Economics of University Research Parks
In recent years, there has been a substantial increase in public and private investment in university research parks (URPs). URPs are important as an infrastructural mechanism for the transfer ofExpand
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