The Driving Force of University Patent Transaction: Evidence from Twenty-six Provinces of China

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 242)


University is an important source of innovation and driving force of re- gional economic development. Countries all over the world pay more human and financial resources into college R&D activities, but these resources have the same effects on technical innovation output. This paper studies on University patent trans- fer amount and value in 26 provinces of China, analyzes the relationships between economic and educational resources, R&D investment factors and transfer amount and value. Presents it is important to enhance the level of knowledge and skills in the human resources inputted, and improve the forms of working organization. Also proposes that the directly and strictly controlled capital can promote the patent transactions.


University patent transaction Regional innovation resources Panel data analysis 


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This work is supported by the National Natural Social Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 08AJY011), and the Sichuan University’s Special Research Program for the Philosophy Social Science from the Subordinate Universities of Ministry of Education’s Basic Research Foundation (Grant No. SKX201004).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business SchoolSichuan UniversityChengduP. R. China
  2. 2.Institution for Innovation and Entrepreneurial ManagementSichuan UniversityChengduP. R. China

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