MIT and the Rise of Entrepreneurial Science

MIT and the Rise of Entrepreneurial Science

by Henry Etzkowitz
     
 

MIT and the Rise of Entrepreneurial Science is a timely and authoritative book that analyses the transformation of the university's role in society as an expanded one involving economic and social development as well as teaching and research. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology invented the format for university-industry relations that has been copied

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MIT and the Rise of Entrepreneurial Science is a timely and authoritative book that analyses the transformation of the university's role in society as an expanded one involving economic and social development as well as teaching and research. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology invented the format for university-industry relations that has been copied all over America and latterly the rest of the world. This excellent book shows that the ground-breaking university-industry-government interactions have become one of the foundations of modern successful economies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415435055
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/26/2007
Series:
Routledge Studies in Global Competition Series, #12
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: MIT and the rise of the entrepreneurial university1
1The second academic revolution9
2MIT: the founding of an entrepreneurial university20
3Controversy over consultation31
4The traffic among MIT, industry and the military42
5Knowledge as property: the debate over patenting academic science55
6The regulation of academic patenting66
7Enterprises from science: the origins of science-based regional economic development78
8The invention of the venture capital firm: American Research and Development (ARD)89
9Stanford and Silicon Valley: enhancement of the MIT model102
10Technology transfer universalized: the Bayh-Dole regime113
11The making of entrepreneurial scientists127
12Innovation: the endless transition139
Notes152
Index163

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