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The Journal of Technology Transfer

, Volume 14, Issue 3–4, pp 43–45 | Cite as

Illinois plan for technology transferat Illinois State University

  • Lawrence Fryda
Strategy

Abstract

Illinois has enacted legislation with a directive to enhance the economic development of companies in the state by encouraging new-product development. The policies and strategies used at Illinois State University to carry out an increased participation in technology transfer leading to enhanced industry/university interaction are presented. Identifiable factors leading to local project success have been the university's ability to develop inter-departmental research groups, provide the proper motivation to the group members, and set up a structure for commercialization of the new products developed by these groups.

Keywords

Economic Growth Economic Development Research Group Technology Transfer Industrial Organization 
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© Technology Transfer Society 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence Fryda
    • 1
  1. 1.Industrial technology at Illinois State UniversityNormal

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