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Research universities, technology transfer, and job creation: what infrastructure, for what training?

  • Christian Brodhag

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    (EPICE-ENSMSE - Département Etudes sur la performance, l'Innovation et le Changement en Entreprise - Mines Saint-Étienne MSE - École des Mines de Saint-Étienne - Institut Mines-Télécom - Institut Henri Fayol)

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    Technology transfer and innovation are considered major drivers of sustainable development; they place knowledge and its dissemination in society at the heart of the development process. This article considers the role of research universities, and how they can interact with key actors and institutions involved in 'innovation ecosystems'. Considering various approaches of innovation and institutional analysis design (IAD), it proposes an institutional model of innovation where different authorities produce rules and knowledge that can be mobilized and/or changed in their respective action arenas. On this conceptual basis, one initiative is described: integrated poles of excellence (IPEs) for renewable energy in West Africa, which were conceptualized as a resource and knowledge centre connected to project implementation.

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    Date of creation: 14 Mar 2013
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    Publication status: Published in Studies in Higher Education, Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles, 2013, <10.1080/03075079.2013.777149>
    Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:emse-00804454
    DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2013.777149
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