International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Universities Third Mission as a Drive for Academic Spin-Offs Creation and Regional Development. ASO Performance Indicators and External Influencing Factors: A Literature Review
De Turi Ivano

In the last decade, there was a significant increase in the number of academic spin-offs in Europe based on a change in government incentives that foster universities and research institutions to share and commercialize their research results. Besides teaching and research, it is the third mission for universities and research institutions to support economic and social development by commercializing the output of basic research through technology transfer. In this paper there is a literature review on the field of academic spin-offs performance indicators and related influencing factors in order to identify which indicators and which external factor does the academic community consider most appropriate for this assessment

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