Best Practice Processes for University Research Commercialisation – Howard DEST 2002

2001 Best Practice IP Management Howard DESTIn the context of the global knowledge economy, the traditional role of the university as a generator, repository and disseminator of knowledge and learning is being reworked, at least in terms of new mechanisms to pursue the age-old objectives. There is a growing view that universities have a larger responsibility, and a special capability, to assist in transforming their knowledge into potential fruits – economic and employment growth.

Download the full reportCommercialisation of research, whether in the form of the establishment of new companies to capture maximum benefits, licensing to existing companies offers considerable promise. But it should be recognised that this is but a small component of the ways in which universities can contribute to economic and social advance.

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