Collaboration with entrepreneurship education programmes : building spinout capacity at universities
Moroz, Peter W., Hindle, Kevin and Anderson, Robert 2010, Collaboration with entrepreneurship education programmes : building spinout capacity at universities, International journal of innovation and learning, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 141-169.
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As the University Spin Out (USO) has become a highly desirable outcome for commercialization efforts, the development of entrepreneurial capacity within the university system becomes increasingly more important. We hypothesize that entrepreneurship education (EE) programs ceterus paribus may play a role in developing this capacity. This paper examines the attitudes and perceptions of academics who are directly involved in the field of EE programs with four research goals in mind: 1) to determine whether or not there are perceived advantages to collaboration between EE programs and technology transfer departments, 2) identify specific factors that influence these perceptions, (3) query academics as to perceived barriers to collaboration, and (4) to identify whether collaborations already exist and categorize them. Our findings suggest that significant advantages from collaboration between these two functions are perceived and that indirect linkages are believed to be more important than direct linkages.
Field of Research
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Socio Economic Objective
910499 Management and Productivity not elsewhere classified
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