Academic patenting: the importance of industry support

Lawson, Cornelia (2013) Academic patenting: the importance of industry support. Journal of Technology Transfer, 36 (4). pp. 509-535. ISSN 0892-9912

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This paper provides evidence that university-industry collaboration is important for turning commercial opportunities into patents. The results suggest that researchers who receive a large share of research grants from industry have a higher propensity to file a patent. Small dissemination grants generally exert a positive effect, whether they come from industry or not. It also finds that these interactions do not increase the number of industry owned patents alone but benefit universities’ commercialisation efforts in general.

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Keywords: Academic patenting; University-industry collaboration; Technology transfer; Sponsored research
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Science and Society
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Depositing User: Lawson, Cornelia
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2015 08:31
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2016 23:14

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