Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, 1st International Conference on Business Management

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THE IMPORTANCE OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER: A BIB-LIOMETRIC LITERATURE REVIEW
Elies Seguí Mas, Faustino Sarrión Viñes, Jaime Caballero Dauder

Last modified: 21-07-2015

Abstract


The technology transfer has promoted a new paradigm for the university. The University’s third mission has supposed a new form of development for the university’s region transferring the research knowledge from university to business and generating of this form the necessary capabilities for grow and compete in the technological environment. For this reason, the policy makers are promoting polities for foment the technology transfer activities, with the objective of foment the relations between the university and the company sector.

In the last years, many academic researchers had investigated the different factors, process, and regional impact of the technology transfer activities, generating a complex and sophisticated analytical frameworks and empirical studies. In this study we realised a bibliometric analysis of research articles about academic technology transfer published in Web of Science journals over the 2000-2014 period, in order to have global vision. The bibliometric analyse permit us to identify the most important authors and journals that contribute to the creation of academic technology transfer literature. The conclusion reaffirms the importance of literature of the academic technology transfer in the new paradigm entrepreneurship and development in the university and development of their environment.

 

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4995/ICBM.2015.1350


Keywords


Academic technology transfer, Literature review, Bibliometric analysis, Co-occurrence analysis, Geolocation.

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