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PUBLICATION DATE: August 17, 2011 PRODUCT #: 812016-PDF-ENGU.S. Universities and Technology Transfer Case Solution
Technology transfer from U.S. universities to business has grown drastically in the last 25 years. Reviews the history of technology transfer with special emphasis on the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980. It then study how universities replied to Bayh-Dole, the development of technology transfer offices, and compares how three different universities (MIT, Stanford, and Harvard) strategy technology transfer. Supplies problems around present practices and a summary of the technology transfer process.