Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009), Academic-industrial collaboration -- Effect of economic recession on, Technology transfer
The financial crisis began in United States in 2008 and brought a general economic slowdown. Macroeconomic factors such as GDP, employment, investment spending, household income, and business returns are affected by financial crisis and we experienced budget cuts, inflation, bankruptcies, unemployment, layoffs in offices, drop in spending and also budget cuts in Universities.Universities are the heart of research and innovation in the United States and most of innovative ideas take place at these universities and transferred to firms through Technology Transfer channels. The purpose of this research paper is to investigate the impact of the Financial Crisis on the process of Technology Transfer from Universities and understand the primary factors that drive Technology Transfer from Universities and analyze the impact of the recession on these individual components.
Jeena, Niharika, "Effects of Financial Crisis on Technology Transfer from Universities in the United States" (2012). Engineering and Technology Management Student Projects. 492.