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This book provides a comprehensive overview of role of entrepreneurship, technology commercialisation and innovation policy for the achievement of economic development and prosperity in African societies.

Author: Chux Daniels

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3030582396

Category: Science

Page: 300

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of role of entrepreneurship, technology commercialisation and innovation policy for the achievement of economic development and prosperity in African societies. It adopts a broad innovation systems approach. The book examines entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology commercialisation alongside context-specific factors associated with them. It also provides an interdisciplinary perspective, by discussing the above disciplines in a connected way. This book is presented in three distinct parts. It starts by discussing entrepreneurship and the state of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa. It then moves on to present technology commercialisation in Africa, before finally discussing the future directions for entrepreneurship, technology commercialisation and innovation policy. This broad picture provided in the book enables the reader to grasp the relevant messages, whilst the detailed analysis applies world-class theories and frameworks to deepen the readers understanding of key concepts and issues examined.
2021-02-07 By Chux Daniels

The concepts discussed and ideas put forward in this handbook contribute to addressing the identified gaps by providing fresh insights on entrepreneurship, technology commercialisation, and innovation policy in Africa.

Author: Chux Daniels

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030582401

Category: Science

Page: 300

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of role of entrepreneurship, technology commercialisation and innovation policy for the achievement of economic development and prosperity in African societies. It adopts a broad innovation systems approach. The book examines entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology commercialisation alongside context-specific factors associated with them. It also provides an interdisciplinary perspective, by discussing the above disciplines in a connected way. This book is presented in three distinct parts. It starts by discussing entrepreneurship and the state of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa. It then moves on to present technology commercialisation in Africa, before finally discussing the future directions for entrepreneurship, technology commercialisation and innovation policy. This broad picture provided in the book enables the reader to grasp the relevant messages, whilst the detailed analysis applies world-class theories and frameworks to deepen the readers understanding of key concepts and issues examined.
2021-01-04 By Chux Daniels

In 2006, the Godisa Trust, the National Technology Transfer Centre (NTTC) and the Technology Advisory Centre were ... but needs to be backed up by more explicit commercialisation policies and entrepreneurship focus in the universities.

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264038240

Category:

Page: 254

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A comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of South Africa, focusing on the role of government.
2007-09-10 By OECD

OECD/IDRC (2013), New Entrepreneurs and High Performance Enterprises in the Middle East and North Africa, Competitiveness and Private ... OECD/World Bank (n.d.), Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, Innovation Policy Platform, ...

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264474987

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Page: 240

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The slowdown in market demand for oil is putting increasing pressure on Kuwait's current economic and social model. This model is based on the distribution of petroleum export proceeds to Kuwaiti citizens, with relatively limited long-term investment in knowledge production and the upgrading of the national innovation capacity.
2021-12-10 By OECD

The role of Technology Transfer Offices in Building the South African Biotechnology Sector: An Assessment of policies practices and impact. Journal of. Technology Transfer (2007), 32, pp. 3413-365. Wolson, R.A. (2007b).

Author: Pluvia Zuniga

Publisher: WIPO

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Category: Law

Page: 95

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This study discusses the opportunities and challenges offered by patents to foster technology transfer from government funded research institutions in developing countries. It presents a review of policy frameworks and recent policy changes aimed to foster academic patenting and technology transfer in low- and middle-income countries. It then analyzes patenting activities by universities and public research organizations and compares these trends with respect to high-income countries. This analysis is complemented with an assessment of the current state of patenting and technology commercialization practices in a selected group of technology transfer offices.

Government/Policy Innovation activities in Egypt are divided into Technology Commercialisation and ... On the other hand, entrepreneurship involves activities undertaken to transform inventions into new products, services, ...

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Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781785603105

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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This book contains a number of case studies that examine the nature and origins of emerging high-end innovation hubs in Africa. It analyses, highlights and draws lessons from some of the most promising and successful innovation cases in Africa today, exploring the key factors driving their successful emergence, growth and future prospects.
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STI policy governance: The OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: South Africa pointed to scope for improvement, ... innovation, e.g. technology transfer offices at PRIs, aim to improve technology transfer and commercialisation of research.

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264170391

Category:

Page: 464

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Based on the latest information and indicators in science and innovation, the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2012 reviews key trends in STI policies and performance in OECD countries and major emerging economies, and across a number of thematic areas.
2012-09-13 By OECD

3.3 Innovation & Entrepreneurship A multi - disciplinary and multi - sectoral approach to will strengthen the socio ... Taking sustainable socio - economic development across Africa . a systematic approach to technology transfer and ...

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ISBN: IND:30000151765835

Category: Africa

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The percentage of dedicated national STI policy initiatives aiming to improve knowledge transfer ranges from 6 % ( South Africa ) to 14 % ( France ) . Policy mixes differ across countries as they seem to address different stages of ...

Author: Cristiano Antonelli

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429665998

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 186

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This volume brings together eminent international scholars to discuss and analyze regional and national technology and innovation policies from an economic assessment or economic impacts perspective. The analysis covers policies relevant to countries in Europe and Asia, and the United States. Not only might this volume initiate further study of technology and innovation policies, on a country-by-country basis, but also it might open doors for comparative policy analysis. This book was originally published as a special issue of Economics of Innovation and New Technology.
2020-05-21 By Cristiano Antonelli

The OECD Review of Innovation Policy in South Africa (2007) has, however, identified a gap in the current innovation ... a pre-production prototype, and also assists enterprises in the commercialisation of products and/or processes.

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264080355

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Page: 226

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This book explores how government policy can boost innovation by improving the environment for entrepreneurship and small firm development and increasing the innovative capacities of enterprises.
2010-05-20 By OECD