Academic Entrepreneurship in Asia

The Role and Impact of Universities in National Innovation Systems

Poh Kam Wong ,

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Academic Entrepreneurship in Asia: The Role and Impact of Universities in National Innovation Systems

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This timely book examines the rising phenomenon of academic entrepreneurship and technology commercialization among leading universities in Asia, by presenting in-depth analysis of thirteen leading universities from nine Asian economies, including Tokyo University in Japan, Tsinghua in China, IIT Bombay in India, and the National University of Singapore.

Written by scholars with deep institutional knowledge of the respective universities, they provide an authoritative account of the distinctive features of academic entrepreneurship at these universities and offer insights on policy implications. The comparative findings will prove highly relevant and informative for both entrepreneurship scholars and university administrators.

Contributors: E. Baark, Z.-T. Bae, R. Carraz, N. Chandra, D.-Z. Chen, M.-Y. Cheng, J.-D. Chiou, Y. Dai, Y.-P. Ho, R. Kneller, V.V. Krishna, P.C.B. Liu, S. Park, H. Sasaki, N. Sharif, A. Singh, M. Takahashi, M. Takata, T. Tanigawa, T. Virasa, P.-K. Wong, L. Xue

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