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
Jane D. Bower