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The Commercialisation of University Research Workshop

This conference took place on 23-24 October 2011. Presentations are available for download in PDF format.

The main aim of this workshop was to discuss the following themes:

  • University research and its exploitation mechanisms
  • What is meant by performance - indicators and value
  • Policy - incentives, intended and unintended consequences.

Summary of Abstracts

Sunday 23rd October 2011

Image 1 Ed Bergman and Loet Leydesdorff

Image 2 Saverio Romeo and Grazia Ietto-Gillies

Image 3 Richard Harrison and Pierre Nadeau

  • 12.30 – 12.45 Welcome Address and Introduction to the Workshop, Professor Helen Lawton Smith, Birkbeck, University of London
  • 12.45 – 13.30 Presentation – “High-Tech Cluster Development: Is Silicon Valley a Global Model or Unique Anomaly” - Professor Henry Etzkowitz, Stanford University, Human Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute (H-STAR), Centre for Entrepreneurship Research, Edinburgh University Business School and Department of Management, Birkbeck, University of London

Theme 1: University Research and Its Exploitation Mechanisms

Image 4 Helen Lawton Smith and Donato  Iacobucci

Monday 24th October 2011

Theme 2: What is Meant by Performance - Indicators and Value

Image 5 Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand, Peter Wood and Claire Leitch

Theme 3: Policy - Incentives, Intended and Unintended Consequences

Image 6 Helen Lawton Smith, Donato  Iacobucci and Henry Etzkowitz



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