TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY – MECHANISM OF MODERN UNIVERSITY WITH COMMUNITY CONNECTION
Mihaela Diaconu () and
Amalia Dutu ()
Additional contact information
Mihaela Diaconu: Faculty of Economics, University of Pitesti, Romania
Amalia Dutu: Faculty of Economics, University of Pitesti, Romania
Scientific Bulletin - Economic Sciences, 2014, vol. 13, issue 2, 22-30
This study presents, starting from the third mission of the university, a modern mechanism – technology transfer, by which the university can effectively contribute to local and regional socio-economic development and may provide additional sources of income for the research and development work in terms of substantially reducing the financial support by the state. The study emphasizes the role of the office of technology transfer as a means of connection of the university with the business environment able to arrange joint efforts of both sides in economic development. The method used was that of thematic analysis of the content of data published on the websites of the best performing TTO`s on technology transfer and the literature referring to the third mission of the university. The study develops a methodology with the procedural approach and the steps that should followed so that the university could become more competitive with the help of TTO. The conclusion is that, in the current conditions of higher education market, the entrepreneurial spirit of the university valued through TTO brings important benefits to society.
Keywords: technology; technology transfer; office of technology transfer; the third mission of the university; the entrepreneurial approach in the university. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I23 I25 M14 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:pts:journl:y:2014:i:2:p:22-30
Access Statistics for this article
Scientific Bulletin - Economic Sciences is currently edited by Logica Banica
More articles in Scientific Bulletin - Economic Sciences from University of Pitesti Contact information at EDIRC.
Series data maintained by Logica Banica ().