Riccardo Fini

University of Bologna - Department of Management

Associate Professor

Via Terracini 28

Bologna, 40131

Italy

http://www.unibo.it/faculty/riccardo.fini

Imperial College London

Fellow

South Kensington Campus

London SW7 2AZ, DC

United Kingdom

http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/people/r.fini

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Academic Engagement and Commercialisation: A Review of the Literature on University-Industry Relations

Research Policy 42(2): 423-442.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2013
Imperial College Business School, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics, University of Gothenburg, Imperial College Business School, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) - Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Management, INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Torino - Department Cultures, Politics and Society, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Cambridge - St Catharine's College, University of Kassel - Economics, BETA - University of Strasbourg, University of Bordeaux - GREThA, University of Bath - School of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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University-industry relations, technology transfer, academic entrepreneurship, commercialisation, collaborative research, academic consulting

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The Determinants of Corporate Entrepreneurial Intention within Small and Newly Established Firms

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 36, pp. 387–414, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Entrepreneurial intention, Process model, High-tech entrepreneurs, Individual characteristics, Theory of planned behaviour, Common method bias, Structural equation model

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Student Entrepreneurship: Demographics, Competences and Obstacles

Technical Report - Almalaurea Consortium, February 2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, AlmaLaurea - Inter-University Consortium and University of Cassino and Southern Lazio (UCLAM) - Department of Economics and Law
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Students, Entrepreneurship, Italy, Competences, Stimuli, Obstacles

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The Transition Towards Entrepreneurial Universities: An Assessment of Academic Entrepreneurship in Italy

In A. N. Link, D. S. Siegel and M. Wright (eds), Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship, pp. 218-244. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. DOI: 10.7208/Chicago/9780226178486.001.0001
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2015
Nicola Baldini, Riccardo Fini and Rosa Grimaldi
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic Entrepreneurship, Italy, University, Technology Transfer

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Complements or Substitutes? The Role of Universities and Local Context in Supporting the Creation of Academic Spin-offs

Research Policy, Vol. 40, pp. 1113–1127, 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic entrepreneurship, Academic spin-offs, University-level support mechanisms, Local-context support mechanisms, Technology transfer

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Inside or Outside the IP-System? Business Creation in Academia

Research Policy, Vol. 39, pp. 1060–1069, 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
Riccardo Fini, Nicola Lacetera and Scott Shane
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics
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Academic entrepreneurship, Business creation, Knowledge transfer

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Fifteen Years of Academic Entrepreneurship in Italy: Evidence from the Taste Project

Technical Report - University of Bologna, June 2014
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2015
University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic entrepreneurship, New research-based ventures, Academic spin-offs, Universities, Public science

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Academic Entrepreneurship

The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, DOI: 10.1057/978113729467
Posted: 22 Nov 2013
Riccardo Fini, Nicola Lacetera and Scott Shane
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics

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Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, Licensing, R&D Organization, Radical Innovation, Research And Development, Science And Innovation, Science Policy

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Factors Fostering Academics to Start Up New Ventures: An Assessment of Italian Founders' Incentives

Journal of Technology Transfer, Vol. 34, pp. 380-402, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Riccardo Fini, Rosa Grimaldi and Maurizio Sobrero
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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031, 032, 038

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Attention to Exploration: The Effect of Academic Entrepreneurship on the Production of Scientific Knowledge

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Mar 2021
Riccardo Fini, Markus Perkmann and Jan-Michael Ross
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College Business School and Imperial College London
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academic entrepreneurship, commercialization, attention, exploration, search, public science

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Different Yokes for Different Folks: Individual Preferences, Institutional Logics, and the Commercialization of Academic Research

SPANNING BOUNDARIES AND DISCIPLINES: UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION IN THE IDEA AGE-ADVANCES IN THE STUDY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Gary Libecap and Marie Thursby, eds., Vol. 21, pp. 1–25, Innovation and Economic Growth, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Riccardo Fini and Nicola Lacetera
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Toronto - Strategic Management
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commercialization of academic research, institutional logics, individual preferences, scientific community

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Ciclo di Vita Dell'Impresa (The Life Cycle of The Firm)

Trasformare conoscenza, trasferire tecnologia. Dizionario critico delle scienze sociali sulla valorizzazione della conoscenza. A cura di Bonaccorsi A. e Bucchi M., Consiglio Italiano delle Scienze Sociali, Marsilio Editori, Venezia, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Dec 2013
Riccardo Fini
University of Bologna - Department of Management
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firm, life-cycle, theory of the firm

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University Spin-Offs and Their Impact: Longitudinal Evidence from Italy

Journal of Industrial and Business Economics, 41 (4), 237-263, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2017
University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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University Spin-Offs, Academic entrepreneurship, Growth, Performance

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Process Approach to Academic Entrepreneurship: Evidence from the Globe

The World Scientific Reference on Entrepreneurship, Volume 4-4, 1 February 2017, Pages 1-17, ISBN: 978-981473331-1;978-981473330-4
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2017
Riccardo Fini and Rosa Grimaldi
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic entrepreneurship; Process; Global; North America; South America; Europe

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Organisational Change and the Institutionalisation of University Patenting Activity in Italy

Minerva, Vol. 52, pp. 27-53, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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University Patents, Patent Regulations, Institutional Change, Isomorphism

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Academic Founders and Business Opportunity Generation: An Empirical Analysis Based on Italian Academic Spin-Offs

EMPIRICAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN EUROPE: NEW PERSPECTIVES, Dowling M., Schmude J., eds., pp. 177-197, Edward Elgar UK, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2009
Riccardo Fini and Rosa Grimaldi
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic entrepreneurship, Opportunity recognition, Opportunity development

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Entrepreneurial Teams: An Input-Process-Outcome Framework

Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship, 15(2): 56-258 (2019)
Number of pages: 203 Posted: 10 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2019
University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Management, Università di Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurial teams; Start-ups; Firm creation; Firm performance; Human capital; Diversity; Entrepreneurial Finance; New ventures; Policy interventions; Exit; Team evolution

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Academic Logic and Corporate Entrepreneurial Intentions: A Study of the Interaction between Cognitive and Institutional Factors in New Firms

International Small Business Journal, 34(5) 637–659, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2016
Riccardo Fini and Laura Toschi
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic Entrepreneurship, NTBF, Institutional Logics, Corporate Entrepreneurial Intentions, Matched-Pairs Research Design

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Accounting for Impact at Imperial College London: A Report on the Activities and Outputs by Imperial Academics Relevant for Economic and Social Impact

Technical Report - Imperial College London, March 2015
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Imperial College Business School, University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College London, University of Bath - School of Management, Imperial College London and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics
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Academic engagement; Research Commercialisation; Academic Entrepreneurship; University-Industry Relationships

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Re-Thinking the Commercialization of Public Science: From Entrepreneurial Outcomes to Societal Impacts

Academy of Management Perspectives, 32: 4-20 (2018)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2018
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Nord Universtiy, Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Public Affairs and Syracuse University
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Public Science, Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation, University-Industry Relationships

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How Entrepreneurial Intentions Influence Entrepreneurial Career Choices: The Moderating Influence of Social Context

Journal of Business Venturing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2019
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and Syracuse University
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Entrepreneurial intentions; Career choices; New venture creation; Social cognitive career theory; Student entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurial behaviour

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Institutional Determinants of University Spin-Off Quantity and Quality: A Longitudinal, Multi-Level, Cross-Country Study

Small Business Economics, 48(2), 361-391
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2018
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Nord Universtiy and Imperial College London
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commercialization of research, institutional framework, technology transfer offices, university spin-offs

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Student and Graduate Entrepreneurship in Italy - Report 2020

Number of pages: 145 Posted: 16 Mar 2021
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Bologna - Department of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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student and graduate entrepreneurship; new ventures; start-up

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Accounting for Universities’ Impact: Using Augmented Data to Measure Academic Engagement and Commercialization by Academic Scientists

Research Evaluation 24(4): 380-391
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Imperial College Business School, University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College London, University of Bath - School of Management, Imperial College London and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics
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OSIRIDE - L’Osservatorio Degli Spin-Off Della Ricerca Della Regione Emilia Romagna (OSIRIDE - The Observatory of Science-Based Spin-Offs in Emilia Romagna)

Technical Report - University of Bologna, March 2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Riccardo Fini, Rosa Grimaldi and Maurizio Sobrero
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Science-based entrepreneurship, Technology Transfer

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Promoting Entrepreneurship in the Agri-Food Industry: Policy Insights from a Pan-European Public–Private Consortium

Industry and Innovation, Vol. 22, pp. 753-784, 2015
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
University of Bologna, University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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agri-food; entrepreneurship; public policy; public–private consortium; scale development; factor analysis.

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The Internationalization of Academic Spin-Offs: Evidence from Italy

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Oct 2015
Daniela Bolzani, Riccardo Fini and Rosa Grimaldi
University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Internationalization; Academic Spin-off; Survey; Italy

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Social Valuation Across Multiple Audiences: The Interplay of Ability and Identity Judgements

Academy of Management Journal, 61(6): 2230-2264
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2019
Riccardo Fini, Julien Jourdan and Markus Perkmann
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Université Paris Dauphine and Imperial College Business School
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Social valuation, Social evaluations, Socially endogenous inferences, Candidate-Audience relationships, Institutional logics, University-industry relations

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The Effectiveness of University Regulations to Foster Science-Based Entrepreneurship

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2020
Riccardo Fini, Rosa Grimaldi and Azzurra Meoli
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic Entrepreneurship; Policy Intervention; Science-Based Entrepreneurship; Academic Spin-Off; University Departments

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Why Italy Needs an Entrepreneurial Renaissance after COVID-19

in Bellettini G. and Goldstein A. 2020. The Italian economy after Covid-19. Short term costs and long-term adjustments, Bononia University press, ISBN: 978-88-6923-621-1
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Aug 2020
Riccardo Fini and Maurizio Sobrero
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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COVID-19; Italy; Entrepreneurship; New firms; Public Policy; Public Support; Economic Crisis

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Collaborative Practices and Multidisciplinary Research: The Dialogue Between Entrepreneurship, Management and Data Science

Rethinking entrepreneurship education: the role of collaborative practices and innovation (Bosio G., Minola T., Origo F. and Tomelleri S.) Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-90548-8
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2019
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College Business School, University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, EMLYON Business School, University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics, University of Bologna - Department of Computer Science, University of Bologna - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Nord Universtiy, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Entrepreneurship; Data Science; University-Industry Collaborations; Technology Innovation Management; Scientometrics; Strategy; Business Performance Analytics

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Graduates Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Jan 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Bologna - Department of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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entrepreneurship; graduates

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The Micro-Foundation of Entrepreneurial Dynamics

Economia e Politica Industriale – Journal of Industrial and Business Economics, 37(2): 147-170 (2010)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Riccardo Fini
University of Bologna - Department of Management
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high-technology entrepreneurship, individual characteristics

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Spin-Offs’ Linkages to Their Parent Universities Over Time: the Performance Implications of Equity, Geographical Proximity, and Technological Ties

Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Sep 2020
Daniela Bolzani, Einar Rasmussen and Riccardo Fini
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Nord Universtiy and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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academic entrepreneurship, market performance, organizational knowledge transfer, parent-child linkages, entrepreneurial growth, spin-offs

Leveraging Open Innovation to Improve Society: Past Achievements and Future Trajectories

R&D Management 49 (3): 267-278
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 May 2019 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2019
Graduate School of Management of Technology, Sogang University, Open University of the Netherlands, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Cambridge - Institute for Manufacturing
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open innovation, societal challenge, grand challenges, social innovation, motivations, ecosystems

Leveraging Open Innovation to Improve Society: Past Achievements and Future Trajectories

R&D Management, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 267-278, 2019
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
Graduate School of Management of Technology, Sogang University, Open University of the Netherlands, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Cambridge - Institute for Manufacturing
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Theories From the Lab: How Research on Science Commercialization Can Contribute to Management Studies

Journal of Management Studies, 56(5): 865-894
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2019
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Nord Universtiy, Syracuse University and Imperial College London
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Science Commercialization; Organisation Theory; Entrepreneurship; Management Theory; University

Theories from the Lab: How Research on Science Commercialization Can Contribute to Management Studies

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 56, Issue 5, pp. 865-894, 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 May 2020
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Nord Universtiy, Syracuse University and Imperial College London
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entrepreneurship, management theory, organization theory, science commercialization, university

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Moving Ideas from Lab to Marketplace: A Guide to Research

Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange, Published online at EIX.org on January 31 2020, DOI: 10.32617/421-5e344b2776e50
Posted: 05 Mar 2020
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Nord Universtiy, Syracuse University and Imperial College London

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university-industry relationship; academic entrepreneurship; science commercialisation; management studies