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The European Journal of Social & Behavioural Sciences

Online ISSN: 2301-2218
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Effects of Technology Transfer Offices on Capacity Building in Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship


The article revises the effects of technology transfer offices (TTOs) on capacity building within the university, from the perspective of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. The objective of the article is to understand clearly and deeply how TTOs build capacity in creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship for all the stakeholders, researchers, faculty members, SMEs, incubators, undergraduate and graduate students, and attorneys. Particular focus is given for analysing TTOs activities in order to comprehend the strategy of TTOs in delivering and building capacity for innovative products and services. The author concludes that the universities and TTOs should have a common strategic plan and policy to empower and to increase efficiently and effectively the impacts TTOs activities have on the development of the technology-based innovative products and services.

Keywords: Technology Transfer Officescreativityinnovationentrepreneurship

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Published online: 01.01.2013
Pages: 32-44
Publisher: Cognitive-crcs
In: Volume 4, Issue 1
DOI: 10.15405/ejsbs.2013.1.5
Online ISSN: 2301-2218
Article Type: Original Research
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