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Incentives in university technology transfers

  • Macho-Stadler, Inés
  • Pérez-Castrillo, David

There are two main ways in which the knowledge created in universities has been transferred to firms: licensing agreements and the creation of spin-offs. In this paper, we describe the main steps in the transfer of university innovations, the main incentive issues that appear in this process, and the contractual solutions proposed to address them.

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Volume (Year): 28 (2010)
Issue (Month): 4 (July)
Pages: 362-367

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