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Company and Campus Partnership

Supporting Technology Transfer, 1st Edition

By D. Jane Bower


218 pages

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Originally published in 1992, this study looks at the ways in which company and campus can co-operate to spread the risk and cost of research. It analyses joint ventures in an international context, focusing particularly on the USA, France and Japan, comparing their management strategies with the UK in a variety of industries. It discusses issues such as the brain drain and the growth of science parks, looking at the most succesful industrial policies. With its focus on technology transfer, joint ventures and strategic management this book will appeal to the practising manager as well as the academic.

Table of Contents

1. Spreading the Risk of the Comapny R & D Portfolio 2. The New Approach to Company/Campus Joint Ventures 3. Technology Transfer on the US Campus 4. Technology Transfer From UK Research Organisations 5. Science Parks and Technology Transfer 6. University/Industry Liaison in Other Countries 7. The University and the Company - Different Cultures 8. The Environment for Innovation in the UK and the USA 9. The Track Record to Date

About the Author

Jane D. Bower

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

Originally published between 1967 and 1999 the 50 volumes in this set examine the impact of technology on economics and international business. The volumes:

  • Present a synthesis of business functions and economic analysis and ask what the implications for skills development are and the effect of public policy
  • Report on global companies' experience with computers in company training in such areas as banking, finance, insurance, manufacturing, IT, the retail industry, transport, telecommunications and energy.
  • Look at the way in which some businesses in high technology manufacturing industry have organised their structures and processes in order to manage product innovation effectively.


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory