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Tapping the Riches of Science

Universities and the Promise of Economic Growth

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$55.00 • £44.95 • €49.50

ISBN 9780674031289

Publication Date: 01/15/2009

Short

262 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line art, 11 tables

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  • Introduction
  • Technology Transfer as University Mission
  • Universities and the Two Paths to Innovation
  • Research Policies Promoting Economic Relevance
  • Patenting and Licensing University Technologies
  • Economic Relevance and the Academic Core
  • Economic Relevance in the Twenty-first Century
  • Notes
  • Index

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