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dc.contributor.authorGöktepe-Hultén, Devrimen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-10-31en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-14T11:13:17Z-
dc.date.available2010-05-14T11:13:17Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/31726-
dc.description.abstractIncentives and assistance provided by TTOs, university policies, patent legislation and scientific disciplines are certainly part of the explanations for academic entrepreneurship. But they are only one facet of the story. Another facet is related to the scientists' motives, expectations and perceptions about the importance and necessity of such activities. There are no comprehensive studies to date that cover both internal and external factors. This is an important, complex and relatively under-researched theme. Our findings suggest that scientists are rarely engage in patenting activities for economic profit reasons or due to institutional and organizational support. Individual relations and networks with firms and other actors found to be important factors for scientists' entrepreneurial activities. Serial inventors act as role models to other scientists and crucial in the creation of an entrepreneurial milieu at the universities, as others would be affected by these behaviours and tend to follow them. However, the fact that university policies and TTOs have provided little incentives for scientists to get involved in entrepreneurship should not be considered to rule out institutional effects.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniversität Jena und Max-Planck-Institut für Ökonomik|cJenaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aJena economic research papers|x2008,071en_US
dc.subject.jelO31en_US
dc.subject.jelO34en_US
dc.subject.jelO38en_US
dc.subject.jelB31en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordUniversity patentingen_US
dc.subject.keywordincentivesen_US
dc.subject.keywordindividual inventorsen_US
dc.subject.keywordinventors'en_US
dc.subject.keywordtypologyen_US
dc.subject.stwErfindungen_US
dc.subject.stwWissenschaftleren_US
dc.subject.stwPatenten_US
dc.subject.stwLeistungsanreizen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmeren_US
dc.subject.stwForschungskooperationen_US
dc.subject.stwTechnologietransferen_US
dc.subject.stwSchwedenen_US
dc.titleWhy and how do scientists commercialize their research?: towards a typology of inventorsen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn584100906en_US
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