How to Commercialise Research in Biotechnology?

Effectiveness of the Innovation Process and of Technology Transfer in the Biotechnology Sector

  • Oliver Uecke

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 267-323

About this book


Biotechnology is considered as a key technology of the 21st century with the potential to offer technological solutions for global health and resource-based problems. Oliver Uecke analyses how early stages of the innovation process in biotechnology can be effectively managed, with the aim to transfer an innovation from academia to industry. A mixed method approach is applied with a multiple case study approach to identify characteristics for effective management and the method of discrete choice experiments/best-worst scaling to estimate the importance of these characteristics. This study adds to existing research by identifying a group of five important characteristics that should be considered for effective management, compared to a group of four characteristics that are less important.


Technology transfer biotechnology effectiveness innovation process radical innovation

Authors and affiliations

  • Oliver Uecke
    • 1
  1. 1.DresdenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Gabler Verlag | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012
  • Publisher Name Gabler Verlag
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-8349-4133-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-8349-4134-3
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