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D6.1: Research review on open innovation: Literature review and best practices

Lameras, P., Hendrix, M., Lengyel, D., de Freitas, S. and More, B. (2012) D6.1: Research review on open innovation: Literature review and best practices. JISC Open Innovation Exchange



The purpose of this report is to provide a review of current literature on open innovation in the frame of the Open Innovation Exchange Programme (OpEx). The aim of the OpEx project is to produce a sustainable and scalable online marketplace for fostering innovation between academia and industry. The report is part of scoping work undertaken to inform the development of the OpEx system and to provide evidence-based work upon which the system may be best designed, deployed and evaluated. In particular the aim of the report is to present and analyse current best practices in innovation between industry and academia. It selects and reports on case studies and key resources (e.g. books, journals, articles, conference papers) for drawing special attention to exemplar practices on capitalizing on firm’s innovative potential and knowledge through the participation of external actors and resources. It also provides a synthesis on the methods and processes Universities currently use in order to establish connections with the industry for technology transfer and for commercializing their scientific outcomes.

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Publisher: JISC Open Innovation Exchange
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