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Academic Entrepreneurship in Asia

The Role and Impact of Universities in National Innovation Systems Edited by Poh Kam Wong, Professor, NUS Business School and Director, NUS Entrepreneurship Centre, National University of Singapore
This timely book examines the rising phenomenon of academic entrepreneurship and technology commercialization among leading universities in Asia, by presenting in-depth analysis of thirteen leading universities from nine Asian economies, including Tokyo University in Japan, Tsinghua in China, IIT Bombay in India, and the National University of Singapore.
Extent: 368 pp
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Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 978 1 84980 307 6
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This timely book examines the rising phenomenon of academic entrepreneurship and technology commercialization among leading universities in Asia, by presenting in-depth analysis of thirteen leading universities from nine Asian economies, including Tokyo University in Japan, Tsinghua in China, IIT Bombay in India, and the National University of Singapore.

Written by scholars with deep institutional knowledge of the respective universities, they provide an authoritative account of the distinctive features of academic entrepreneurship at these universities and offer insights on policy implications. The comparative findings will prove highly relevant and informative for both entrepreneurship scholars and university administrators.
Contributors: E. Baark, Z.-T. Bae, R. Carraz, N. Chandra, D.-Z. Chen, M.-Y. Cheng, J.-D. Chiou, Y. Dai, Y.-P. Ho, R. Kneller, V.V. Krishna, P.C.B. Liu, S. Park, H. Sasaki, N. Sharif, A. Singh, M. Takahashi, M. Takata, T. Tanigawa, T. Virasa, P.-K. Wong, L. Xue
Contents:

1. Contribution of Universities to National Innovation Systems in Asia: Technology Commercialization and Academic Entrepreneurship
Poh-Kam Wong, Yuen-Ping Ho and Annette Singh

2. The Role and Impact of Universities in National and Regional Innovation Systems: Kyushu University’s Experience
Toru Tanigawa, Hiromi Sasaki and Megumi Takata

3. Invention Management in Japanese Universities and its Implications for Innovation: Insights from the University of Tokyo
Robert Kneller

4. Academic Patenting in Japan: Illustration from a Leading Japanese University
Makiko Takahashi and René Carraz

5. University Technology Commercialization and Academic Entrepreneurship in Korea: The KAIST Experience
Zong-Tae Bae and Sangmoon Park

6. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: A Case Study in Entrepreneurial University-led Knowledge-based Economic Development
Naubahar Sharif and Erik Baark

7. Towards a ‘Global Knowledge Enterprise’: The Entrepreneurial University Model of the National University of Singapore
Poh-Kam Wong, Yuen-Ping Ho and Annette Singh

8. University Technology Commercialization in Taiwan: National Taiwan University (NTU) and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST)
Paul C.B. Liu, Dar-Zen Chen and Jen-Diann Chiou

9. University Technology Transfer and Commercialization in China: Using Tsinghua University as a Case
Yixin Dai and Lan Xue

10. Knowledge Production and Knowledge Transfer: A Study of Two Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT Madras and IIT Bombay)
V.V. Krishna and Nimesh Chandra

11. University Technology Transfer and Commercialization: The Case of Multimedia University, Malaysia
Ming-Yu Cheng

12. University Technology Transfer and Commercialization: The Case of Mahidol University, Thailand
Thanaphol Virasa

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