International Experience of Establishing Technology Transfer Centers at the Universities

TitleInternational Experience of Establishing Technology Transfer Centers at the Universities
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsLysenko, VS, Yehorov, SO, Diatchyk, DI
Short TitleSci. innov.
SectionOn the 10th Anniversary of the Journal

The experience of creation and operation of technology transfer centers based on US universities has been analyzed in order to adopt the best practice for the creation of such centers in Ukraine.

Keywordscommercialization, innovation, R&D results, technology transfer, technology transfer center

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