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Facilitating university-industry collaboration with a multi-level stakeholder perspective

Publication Details
Authors: Albats Ekaterina
Editors of book: Tynnhammar, Marcus
Edition name or number: 1st
Publication year: 2020
Language: English
Title of parent publication: The Crest of the Innovation Management Research Wave
ISBN: 1622738969
eISBN: 9781622738960
JUFO-Level of this publication: 1
Open Access: Not an Open Access publication


University-industry collaboration has
been widely acknowledged as a vital source of innovation. Despite a rather long
history, a number of barriers in such collaboration remain, and the ways to
overcome those stay unexplored. The research field particularly calls for studying
the ways to facilitate university-industry collaboration and connect the key stakeholders
of the Triple Helix – university, industry, government – and intermediaries,
which all have very diverse nature. Applying a blend of such research streams
as Institutional Theory, Knowledge-based view of the firm, Human Capital
theory, open innovation, Triple Helix model and Stakeholder Theory – as an
overarching framework, this study proposes several mechanisms for facilitating
university-industry relationships at the various levels of analysis. An
abductive approach and a combination of a survey among Europe-based companies,
series of case studies from Europe and the US allow developing a holistic
theoretical framework along with multiple theoretical and practical

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