Skip to main content

Policies and Governance of Knowledge Commercialization in IRAN

  • 10 Accesses

Synonyms

Governance; Higher education; Knowledge commercialization; Policies; Strategies

Definition

Nowadays, universities are increasingly paying attention to commercialization of knowledge through developing new economic/financial/educational policies. Indeed, the considerable increase in commercialization of academic research over the last few decades can be considered as an effective strategy for ensuring universities’ success. Considering this and the fact that managers and policymakers can make more informed decisions through careful study of governance processes and methods, evaluation of research and technology commercialization and their different dimensions can be of great importance. Commercialization of knowledge in university involves economic utilization of intellectual property.

Introduction

Expectations for economic development on the one hand and domestic pressures on the other have caused universities to establish knowledge-based companies, as a strategy for...

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

References

  • Abbasi B, Gholipour A, Delavar A (2009) A qualitative research about the effect of commercialization approach on the traditional academic values. J Sci Technol Policy 2(2):63–76

    Google Scholar 

  • Abbasi F, Attar H, Hajihoseini H (2012) Commercialization of new technologies: the case of Iran. Int J Technol Manage Sustain Dev 11(2):191–202

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Abd Latif NS, Abdullah A, Jan NM (2016) A pilot study of entrepreneurial orientation towards commercialization of university research products. Procedia Econ Financ 37:93–99

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Astebro T (2003) Key success factors for R&D project commercialization. Manuscript, University of Waterloo

    Google Scholar 

  • Bauer G, Abou-El-Enein M, Kent A, Poole B, Forte M (2017) The path to successful commercialization of cell and gene therapies: empowering patient advocates. Cytotherapy 19(2):293–298

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Chang YCh, Yang PhY, Chen MH (2009) The determinants of academic research commercial performance: towards an organizational ambidexterity perspective. Res Policy 38:936–946

    Google Scholar 

  • D’Este P, Patel P (2007) University–industry linkages in the UK: what are the factors underlying the variety of interactions with industry? Res Policy 36(9):1295–1313

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • De Sena Brito CDA, Nunes CP (2020) The intensification of teaching work in the context of the commercialization of higher education in Brazil. J Res Knowl Spread 1(1):11420

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Deans RJ, Gunter KC, Dominici M, Forte M (2016) Part 5: Unproven cell therapies and the commercialization of cell-based products. Cytotherapy 18(1):138–142

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Eesley CE, Hsu DH, Roberts EB (2014) The contingent effects of top management teams on venture performance: aligning founding team composition with innovation strategy and commercialization environment. Strateg Manag J 35(12):1798–1817

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Etzkowitz H, Webster A, Gebhardt C, Terra BRC (2000) The future of the university and the university of the future: evolution of ivory tower to entrepreneurial paradigm. Res Policy 29(2):313–330

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Evans JA (2010) Industry collaboration, scientific sharing, and the dissemination of knowledge. Soc Stud Sci 40(5):757–791

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Fazekas M, Burns T (2012) Exploring the complex interaction between governance and knowledge in education. OECD education working papers, no. 67. OECD Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1787/5k9flcx2l340-en

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Friedrichsen M, Zarea H, Tayebi A, Abad FAS (2017) Competitive strategies of knowledge and innovation commercialization: a unified swot and fuzzy AHP approach. AD-minister 30:45–72

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Gretzky M, Lerner J (2020) Students of academic capitalism: emotional dimensions in the commercialization of higher education. Sociol Res Online. 1360780420968117

    Google Scholar 

  • Humphreys L, Wilken R (2014) Social media, commercialization, and the control of information. AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research

    Google Scholar 

  • Markman GD, Phan PH, Balkin DB, Gianiodis PT (2005) Entrepreneurship and university-based technology transfer. J Bus Ventur 20(2):241–263

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Mehrabi J, Soltani I, Nilipour A, Kiarasi P (2013) Studying knowledge commercialization. Int J Acad Res Bus Soc Sci 3(7):267

    Google Scholar 

  • Nelson AJ (2014) From the ivory tower to the startup garage: organizational context and commercialization processes. Res Policy 43(7):1144–1156

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Norain I, Mohd J, Mohd N, Safiah S (2015) A framework for a successful research products commercialisation: a case of Malaysian academic researchers. World Conf Technol Innov Entrep 195:283–292

    Google Scholar 

  • Rammert W (2002) The governance of knowledge, limited: the rising relevance of non-explicit knowledge under a new regime of distributed knowledge production. (TUTS - Working Papers, 1–2002). Berlin: Technische Universität Berlin, Fak. VI Planen, Bauen, Umwelt, Institut für Soziologie Fachgebiet Techniksoziologie. https://nbn-resolving.org/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-11013

  • Rasmussen E, Moen Ø, Gulbrandsen M (2006) Initiatives to promote commercialization of university knowledge. Technovation 26(4):518–533

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Rosa J, Rose A (2007) Report on interviews on the commercialization of innovation. Science, Innovation and Electronic Information Division, Statistics Canada

    Google Scholar 

  • Salter AJ, Martin BR (2001) The economic benefits of publicly funded basic research: a critical review. Res Policy 30(3):509–532

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Sepahi M (2019) The role of behavioral sciences specialists in developing knowledge commercialization processes: a mixed method research. Unpublished Master’s thesis. Shiraz University, Shiraz

    Google Scholar 

  • Siegel DS, Waldman DA, Atwater LE, Link AN (2004) Toward a model of the effective transfer of scientific knowledge from academicians to practitioners: qualitative evidence from the commercialization of university technologies. J Eng Technol Manag 21(1):115–142

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

  • Spilling O (2004) Commercialization of knowledge– conceptual framework. In: 13th Nordic Conference on Small Business (NCSB) Research

    Google Scholar 

  • Zhou R, Tang P (2020) The role of university knowledge transfer offices: not just commercialize research outputs! Technovation 90:102100

    CrossRef  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Ghasem Salimi .

Editor information

Editors and Affiliations

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

Copyright information

© 2021 Springer Nature Switzerland AG

About this entry

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this entry

Salimi, G., Mohammadi, M., Sepahi, M. (2021). Policies and Governance of Knowledge Commercialization in IRAN. In: Farazmand, A. (eds) Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_4225-1

Download citation

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_4225-1

  • Received:

  • Accepted:

  • Published:

  • Publisher Name: Springer, Cham

  • Print ISBN: 978-3-319-31816-5

  • Online ISBN: 978-3-319-31816-5

  • eBook Packages: Springer Reference Economics and FinanceReference Module Humanities and Social Sciences