University-industry technology transfer options: licensing or research joint venture?
AbstractIn recent years there has been an increasing trend in various forms of collaboration and technology transfer between industry and universities, such as licensing, spin-offs and research joint ventures. In this paper, I provide an explanation for the choice of licensing versus research joint venture as technology transfer options by a firm.
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Volume (Year): 29 (2009)
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technology transfer; university-industry research joint venture; licensing;
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