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    Academic inventors: collaboration and proximity with industry

    Crescenzi, R. and Filippetti, Andrea and Iammarino, S. (2016) Academic inventors: collaboration and proximity with industry. Working Paper. Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK.

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    Abstract

    This paper addresses a number of questions on university-industry (U-I) collaborations. We find that U-I collaborations are less likely to happen when compared to other types of collaboration. Geographical proximity facilitates collaboration; it also works as a possible substitute for institutional proximity, facilitating U-I collaborations. ‘Star inventors’ play an important role in ‘bridging’ universities and industry.

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    Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
    Additional Information: CIMR Research Working Paper Series, Working Paper No. 30 ISSN: 2052-062X
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): university - industry collaboration ; institutional and geographical proximity; i nnovation ; r egions.
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Management
    Research Centre: Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2017 08:28
    Last Modified: 24 Mar 2017 08:28
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/18455

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