University Business Cooperation in Austria

By | January 12th, 2014|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Innovation Systems, Management of Higher Education Institutions, Policy|

Is there a lot and systematic bridging activities between universities and businesses in Austria? Well, from an innovation systems point of view one would expect that there is. At least from a normative point of view there should be. Knowledge exchange between business and university does not only increase the economies innovation capabilities, it also helps [...]

Universities in Change

By | October 4th, 2012|Categories: Management of Higher Education Institutions, Publication|

Finally. The volume "Universities in Change" edited by Andreas Altmann and myself has been published by Springer. It took us longer than expected to go from a fairly decent manuscript to the printed version. A warm 'Thank You' to all contributors for their contribution and for their patience. In the book we explore the challenges and opportunities [...]

Knowledge spillovers to industry: Opportunities for universities of applied sciences

By | April 6th, 2012|Categories: Economics of Innovation, Management of Higher Education Institutions, Publication|

The brief paper "Knowledge spillovers to industry  - Opportunities for universities of applied sciences" by Sverre J. Herstad, Andreas Altmann and myself now published in the Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung.  Find a pdf of the paper here. The paper is part of a special issue about research at UASs (universities of applied sciences). It condenses recent empirical [...]