International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Leo Paul Dana
ISSN online: 1741-5284
ISSN print: 1470-6075
4 issues per year
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IJTTC is a refereed journal that provides an authoritative source of information in the field of knowledge and technology transfer and diffusion, as well as commercialisation and related disciplines.


 Topics covered include

  • Knowledge production transfer, innovation, technology transfer
  • Knowledge/technology transfer processes, strategies, implementation
  • Technology transfer, entrepreneurship, national development
  • Cost/economics of technology licensing/transfer
  • Direct and foreign investment in technology transfer/competition
  • Intellectual property protection: rights, international transactions, agreements
  • Policies for licensing of intellectual property
  • International technology transfer, technology acquisitions
  • Technology transfer mechanisms/indicators, e-commerce, IT tools
  • Defence technology transfer and conversion
  • Spin-offs from public technology sources
  • Patent licensing, intra-firm licensed technology, knowledge transfer
  • Technology transfer in university-industry-government cooperative research
  • Technological cooperation patterns: R&D consortia, international strategic alliances
  • Commercial applications and associated risks

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IJTTC aims to disseminate knowledge and establish channels of communication between policy makers, executives in industry, commerce and related business, and also experts in relevant research and academic institutions.


Professionals, academics, researchers, and managers.


The IJTTC publishes: original papers; review papers; case studies; conference reports; briefs and reports and news; book reviews and notes. Commentaries on papers and reports published in IJTTC are encouraged. Authors will have the opportunity to respond to the commentary on their work before the entire treatment is published. Special Issues devoted to important topics in technology transfer and commercialisation and related topics, will be published occasionally.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Dana, Leo Paul, Montpellier Business School, France

Associate Editors

  • Brahmi, Mohsen, IAE Southern Campus and FEM. S. University, Tunisia
  • Ramadani, Veland, South-East European University, Macedonia, F.Y.R.
  • Ratten, Vanessa, La Trobe University, Australia
  • Vang, Jan, Aalborg University, Denmark

European Editor

  • Rouach, Daniel, ESCP Europe, Germany

Editorial Board Members

  • Acheampong, George, University of Ghana, Ghana
  • Andrade, Herlandí de Souza, Centro Estadual de Educação Tecnológica Paula Souza,, Brazil
  • Audretsch, David B., Indiana University, USA
  • Bidault, Francis, Theseus International Management Institute, France
  • Birley, Sue, Imperial College, UK
  • Culasso, Francesca, University of Turin, Italy
  • Eisenhardt, Kathy, Stanford University, USA
  • Eyerer, Peter, Fraunhofer Institut für Chemische Technologie (ICT), Germany
  • Farber, David J., Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Geisler, Eliezer, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
  • Georghiou, Luke, University of Manchester, UK
  • Giacosa, Elisa, University of Turin, Italy
  • Howells, Jeremy, University of Southampton, UK
  • Jain, P.K., Indian Institute of Technology, India
  • Jain, Ravi, University of the Pacific, USA
  • Joshi, Manoj, Amity University, India
  • Kierkegaard, Sylvia Mercado, International Association of IT Lawyers, Denmark
  • Kovac, Ivana, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Krattiger, Anatole F., Cornell University, USA
  • Kumar, Vimal, Ministry of Science and Technology, India
  • Liang, Dan, UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion, Austria
  • Munroe, Tapan, Munroe Consulting, Inc, USA
  • Musits, Bela L., Clarkson University, USA
  • Mytelka, Lynn K., , France
  • Novak, Ivan, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Obhodjas, Ibrahim, University Vitez Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ohkita, Kenichi, Aichi University, Japan
  • Peris Ortiz, Marta, Universidad Politècnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Premus, Robert, Wright-State University Rike Hall, USA
  • Rexhepi, Gadaf, South East European University, Macedonia, F.Y.R.
  • Van Maanen, John, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Vernon, John M., Duke University, USA


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