Developing University-Industry Relations: Pathways to Innovation from the West Coast

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 6, 2009 - Education - 176 pages
Developing University-Industry Relations draws on the experiences of some of the most renowned research universities on the U.S. West Coast and in Canada. Each campus has a solid record of providing a vital resource for the growth of their regional economies through innovative technology transfer and commercialization initiatives with companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Google, Discovery Parks, and Cohen-Boyer. In this book, the authors offer a wealth of exemplary best practices and proven strategies from these forward-thinking institutions. They show what it takes to sustain strong university-industry collaborations that will allow for successful technology transfer. 
 

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Contents

Context and Constraints
1
UniversityIndustry Research Agreements
7
Is Technology Transfer a Winning Proposition?
17
ManagingSoftwareBasedResearch
31
Consortia Implementations and Technology
53
OneStop Shop
71
UniversityRelated StartUp Companies
83
UniversityAffiliated Research Parks
99
Connecting Science and Business
111
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About the author (2009)

Robert C. Miller is the former dean of the faculty of science at the University of British Columbia, former director and associate vice provost for research and vice provost for intellectual property and technology transfer at the University of Washington, and former vice chancellor for research at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Bernard J. Le Boeuf is the associate vice chancellor for research at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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