University-Industry and the New Economics of Science


Juan Rogers


April 16, 2014


Innovation Policy Course

Running Time:

1 hour and 25 minutes



This presentation focuses on the emerging understanding of the central role of universities and the university-industry interface in shaping regional innovation ecosystems. Particular attention is placed on the challenges of technology transfer, the role of students and academic entrepreneurship as a mechanism for regional technology transfer and diffusion, and the role of university-industry partnerships and research collaborations in shaping regional innovative ecosystems. Additionally, Juan Rogers focuses on the pressures on public universities across the world to demonstrate their contribution to economic and social well-being. 

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