Authors: William E. Souder
Addresses: Eminent Scholar Endowed Professor of Management and Director of the Center for the Management of Science and Technology, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899, USA
Abstract: Many alternative types of consortia and collaborations can exist between academe, industry and governments. This paper presents an overview of the alternative types of consortia available, a summary of their pros and cons, and a review of the findings to date on their effectiveness. The need for additional study is outlined, and an agenda for research on consortia is presented.
Keywords: R&D consortia; R&D partnerships; university-industry-government collaboration; joint ventures; research and development.
International Journal of Technology Management, 1993 Vol.8 No.6/7/8, pp.784 - 801
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