ChnStd  Vol.3 No.3 , August 2014
Patterns of Technology Transfer in Chinese Hotspots of Innovative Development — The Perspective of the Recipient Firms
ABSTRACT
In China, as in other countries, pre-competitive research constitutes the basis of techno-economic development beyond imitation and adaptation. While acknowledging the nation’s concerted efforts to improve the situation, most empirical accounts of science-industry linkages in China remain sceptical about local universities’ ability to meaningfully transfer knowledge and technologies. Against this background, we change perspective and analyse the perceptions of selected technology-oriented firms in Beijing. Interestingly, we find that there is a notable core of technology firms with fairly close linkages to universities and research institutions.

Cite this paper
Kroll, H. and Schnabl, E. (2014) Patterns of Technology Transfer in Chinese Hotspots of Innovative Development — The Perspective of the Recipient Firms. Chinese Studies, 3, 83-95. doi: 10.4236/chnstd.2014.33012.
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