Title: The management of technological innovation: procedures and instruments for technology transfer in Europe

Authors: Carlo Marchetta, Giovanna Miele, Mario Montanino, Salvatore Patrizio

Addresses: Area di Ricerca del CNR – Napoli, Via P. Castellino, 111 – 80131, Napoli, Italy. ' Dipartimento di Ingegneria dei Materiali e della Produzione, Universith di Napoli, P. Tecchio – 80125, Napoli, Italy. ' Istituto Tecnologia dei Materiali Compositi del CNR (ITMC), C/O Politecnico, P. Tecchio – 80125, Napoli, Italy ' Area di Ricerca del CNR – Napoli, Via P. Castellino, 111 – 80131, Napoli, Italy

Abstract: The transformation of the results of scientific research into processes and/or products requires a regime of collaboration and cooperation between the scientific and technological providers and the industrial users, based on their respective needs. This paper examines the role and activities of national and regional agencies involved in technology transfer in several European countries: Italy, France, Germany, Britain, Denmark and Holland.

Keywords: technological innovation; technology transfer; technology management; Europe; CNR; Italy; UK Regional Technology Centres; United Kingdom; TNO; The Netherlands; TVA; Germany; ANVAR; France; Technological Information Centres; Denmark.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1993.025807

International Journal of Technology Management, 1993 Vol.8 No.6/7/8, pp.713 - 725

Available online: 24 May 2009 *

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