MIT and the Rise of Entrepreneurial Science

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"MIT and the Rise of Entrepreneurial Science is a book that analysis 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 book shows that these ground-breaking university-industry-government interactions have become part of the foundations of modern successful economies." Henry Etzkowitz has written a book that will be of great interest not only to all those with a connection to MIT, but also to anyone with a more general interest in entrepreneurial universities, innovation and economic development as a whole.
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'A fascinating volume.' - Research Policy
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Table of Contents

Introduction: MIT and the rise of the entrepreneurial university 1
1 The second academic revolution 9
2 MIT: the founding of an entrepreneurial university 20
3 Controversy over consultation 31
4 The traffic among MIT, industry and the military 42
5 Knowledge as property: the debate over patenting academic science 55
6 The regulation of academic patenting 66
7 Enterprises from science: the origins of science-based regional economic development 78
8 The invention of the venture capital firm: American Research and Development (ARD) 89
9 Stanford and Silicon Valley: enhancement of the MIT model 102
10 Technology transfer universalized: the Bayh-Dole regime 113
11 The making of entrepreneurial scientists 127
12 Innovation: the endless transition 139
Notes 152
Index 163
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