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An Australian university has vowed not to claim intellectual property rights on its joint research with industry partners amid an emerging view that the costs of commercialisation outweigh the benefits.
Stanford University said it reorganized its Office of Technology Licensing to realize “a higher return on our marketing efforts.”
The University of Auckland has topped a pioneering new ranking that assesses the social and economic impact of universities based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
In 2015, countries around the world agreed on the UN’s Agenda 2030, including the SDGs, and committed themselves to the Paris Agreement on climate change. KTH Royal Institute of Technology has integrated sustainability into all parts of its business, says Göran Finnveden.
Bin Yang tells THE summit that Chinese universities lack ‘original, innovative ideas’. They risk becoming mere article production factories that churn out papers lacking in original, innovative ideas, the provost at one of the nation’s leading institutions has suggested.
Lack of interest from private firms presents one of the biggest barriers to successful knowledge exchange between universities and industry, a US-UK alliance of leading universities recently joined by MIT and Stanford University has warned.
John Morgan looks at the universities in Asia and beyond that have forged the closest ties with industrial partners.