A criteria based approach for evaluating innovation commercialisation

Mohannak, Kavoos & Samtani, Laxman A. (2014) A criteria based approach for evaluating innovation commercialisation. In DRUID Society 2014 Conference on Entrepreneurship – Organization - Innovation, , 16 – 18 June 2014, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.

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Abstract

This study attempts to provide a criteria-based approach that can be used to evaluate the potential for technology transfer and commercialisation of a new technology from university research. More specifically, this study offers the critical factors for assessing marketability and feasibility of an innovation for the commercialisation and technology transfer process. The Delphi technique has been used to refine and categorise assessment criteria identified from various models and frameworks that emerged from literature. Proposed categories of criteria that are found to be important in the evaluation and assessment of a new technology for the commercialisation purpose include: Technological Readiness; Legal and Regulatory; Social Benefits and Impact; Economic and Market Factors.

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ID Code: 72214
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Technology Assessment, Research Commercialisation, Technology Transfer, Evaluation Criteria, Delphi Method
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Innovation and Technology Management (150307)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 29 May 2014 22:09
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2014 07:16

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