Title: Getting together: a state-of-the art review of the challenges and rewards of consortia

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.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1993.025811

International Journal of Technology Management, 1993 Vol.8 No.6/7/8, pp.784 - 801

Available online: 24 May 2009 *

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