Accession Number:

ADA128233

Title:

The Commercialization of New Technologies Transfer from Laboratory to Firm.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MILITARY PERSONNEL CENTER ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-05-09

Pagination or Media Count:

138.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this thesis is to conduct field research on those factors that impact the successful transfer of technologies from university RD labs to the market. In order to narrow the scope and focus of the investigation, the specific issue of technology maturity and its impact on the innovation process is examined. Five cases involving actual transfers of medical technologies form universities into firms in the greater Boston area were developed from a series of structured interviews, analyzed with respect to issue of technology maturity, and used as the basis for drawing specific conclusions about the interorganizational transfer of technologies.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE