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Policies and Governance of Knowledge Commercialization in IRAN

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Governance; Higher education; Knowledge commercialization; Policies; Strategies


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.


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...

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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.

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