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Building Technology Transfer within Research Universities : an Entrepreneurial Approach

Author: Thomas J Allen; Rory O'Shea
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For the past number of years, academic entrepreneurship has become one of the most widely studied topics in the entrepreneurship literature. Yet, despite all the research that has been conducted to date, there has not been a systematic attempt to analyze critically the factors which lie behind successful business spin-offs from university research. In this book, a group of academic thought-leaders in the field of
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Allen; Rory O'Shea
ISBN: 9780521876537 0521876532
OCLC Number: 869269338
Description: xxii, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Foreword 1 Edward B. Roberts; Foreword 2 Donald Siegel; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction Thomas J. Allen and Rory O'Shea; 2. The second academic revolution: the rise of the entrepreneurial university and impetuses to firm foundation Henry Etzkowitz; 3. University-based entrepreneurship: a literature review Rory O'Shea, Ciara Fitzgerald, Harveen Chugh and Thomas J. Allen; 4. Creating the entrepreneurial university: an analysis of the development of the MIT entrepreneurial ecosystem Rory O'Shea, Elliot Fishman and Thomas J. Allen; 5. Inventing the entrepreneurial university: Stanford and the co-evolution of Silicon Valley Timothy Lenoir; 6. The partnership between entrepreneurial science and entrepreneurial business: a study of integrated development at UCSD and San Diego's high-tech economy Mary Walshok and Carolyn Lee; 7. Knowledge for the world: a brief history of commercialization at Johns Hopkins University Maryann Feldman, Pierre Desrochers and Janet Bercovitz; 8. From ivory tower to industrial promotion: the case of Yale University and the biotechnology cluster in New Haven Shiri Breznitz; 9. Fostering cross-campus entrepreneurship. Building technology transfer within UCD to create a start-up environment Colm O'Gorman and Frank Roche; 10. Stimulating academic entrepreneurship and technology transfer: a study of King's College London commercialization strategies Mike Wright and Igor Filatotchev; 11. KU Leuven: complementing inception dynamics with incubation practices Petra Andries, Bart Van Looy and Koenraad Debackere; 12. Toward a 'Global Knowledge Enterprise': the entrepreneurial model of the national university of Singapore Poh-Kam Wong, Yuen-Ping Ho and Annette Singh; 13. The path to the entrepreneurial university in China: a case study of Northeastern University, China Chunyan Zhou; 14. Public research organizations as a base for high-tech entrepreneurship in Europe: the case of IMEC and INRIA Philippe Mustar, Mirjam Knockaert and Bart Clarysse; 15. Conclusion: strategies for enhancement of academic entrepreneurship Rory O'Shea and Thomas J. Allen; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas J. Allen, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ; Rory P. O'Shea, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, University College Dublin.
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Academic thought-leaders in the field of technology transfer analyze critically the factors behind success-oriented entrepreneurial start-up cultures on university campuses.  Read more...

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