publication . Bachelor thesis . 2011

IPR Barriers in Collaboration between University and Engineering Industry in Sweden

Huang, Wenting;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: KTH, Samhällsekonomi
  • Country: Sweden
This thesis examines the barriers, especially intellectual property rights concerned that inhibit industry academia collaboration. By analyzing Swedish firms in the engineering industry, I explore the influence of IPR barrier on firms’ benefits, short- and long-term respectively from university-industry interaction. Three hypotheses are suggested to investigate the relationship between IPR barriers, firm categories, short-term benefits and long-term benefits. The results illustrate different firms’ reactions to IPR barriers. According to the analysis, advanced firms are more likely to report IPR barriers. Moreover, they tend to benefit more in the long run. Howe...
free text keywords: IPR barrier, university-industry collaboration, benefits
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