Are You Ready to Collaborate? Improving the Quality of University-Industry Collaborations

Improving University-Industry Collaborations

Authors

  • Prof Erik Bjurström
  • Dr Morten Lund
  • Prof Christian Nielsen

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5278/ojs.bess.v2i1.6458

Keywords:

Collaboration, University, Industry, University-Industry Collaboration

Abstract

Universities are under ever-increasing political and commercial pressure to engage with industry to convert their research into viable value-adding products and services. A longitudinal study by the Scandinavian researchers examining 25 university-industry collaborations suggests that aligning
goals and creating a flexible setup between partners in the early stages of engagement is crucial for its success.

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Published

19-01-2021