A Study of factors affecting Academic Entrepreneurship in University of Tehran Science and Technology Park
International Journal of Case, Volume 3, Issue 10, 2014
8 Pages Posted: 8 Jun 2019
Date Written: November 2014
After the education and research mission, academic entrepreneurship is the new important mission of the university. The concept of academic entrepreneurship correlates with the commercialization of knowledge. The present study seeks to find the factors affecting academic entrepreneurship. The methodology based on the goal is practical, based on the method of obtaining data is descriptive- correlation and based on the collected data that have obtained through questionnaire is quantitative. Population consists of 130 knowledge based firms in university of Tehran Science and Technology Park that 100 firms were selected by using a stratified random sampling. The validity of research tools’ content is approved by six elite professors with academic entrepreneurship and the reliability of the variables are calculated by Cranach’s alpha that institutional trust and external factors are 72% and 66% respectively. The research results suggested that there is meaningful relationship between external factors and academic entrepreneurship and also there is not meaningful relationship between institutional trust and academic entrepreneurship.
Keywords: Institutional Trust, External Factors, Academic Entrepreneurship, university of Tehran Science and Technology Park
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