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Towards a systemic framework for capturing and explaining the effects of academic R&D

Staffan Jacobsson (Institutionen för energi och miljö, Miljösystemanalys) ; Eugenia Perez Vico (Institutionen för energi och miljö, Miljösystemanalys)
Technology Analysis & Strategic Management (0953-7325). Vol. 22 (2010), 7, p. 765 - 787.
[Artikel, refereegranskad vetenskaplig]

In the EU, it is believed that the potential benefits of academic R&D are not fully reaped. Much attention is, therefore, given to enhancing commercialisation in the form of academic spin-offs, patents and licences. There are, however, a number of problems with this way of analysing the effects of academic R&D. Its contribution must instead be captured by a systems approach and we go some way towards developing such an analytical framework. This enables us to capture, explain and assess the effects of academic R&D on the dynamics of an innovation system. We apply this framework to the received literature which informs us of a great variety of impacts on such systems. Conventional indicators cover, therefore, just a small part of the full impact of academic R&D.

Nyckelord: industry-academic relations; technological change and dynamics; science and technology and innovation policy studies; evaluation study; technology and innovation studies

Denna post skapades 2010-11-25. Senast ändrad 2010-11-26.
CPL Pubid: 129585


Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för energi och miljö, Miljösystemanalys (2005-2017)



Chalmers infrastruktur

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