Towards a systemic framework for capturing and explaining the effects of academic R&D

@article{Jacobsson2010TowardsAS,
  title={Towards a systemic framework for capturing and explaining the effects of academic R\&D},
  author={Staffan Jacobsson and Eugenia Perez Vico},
  journal={Technology Analysis \& Strategic Management},
  year={2010},
  volume={22},
  pages={765 - 787}
}
In the EU, it is believed that the potential benefits of academic R&D are not fully reaped. Much attention is, therefore, given to enhancing commercialisation in the form of academic spin-offs, patents and licences. There are, however, a number of problems with this way of analysing the effects of academic R&D. Its contribution must instead be captured by a systems approach and we go some way towards developing such an analytical framework. This enables us to capture, explain and assess the… 
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