This study examines the University-Industry (UI) interface, in Triple Helix (TH) Model. In the era of Knowledge-based Economy, the Third Mission generates new value that depending from UI interface. New businesses, revealed with the Spin-offs creation, catalyzed by this interface, aims to commercialize the results coming from research activities. The purpose of this article is to understand features of an UI interface in order to support adequately the spin-off establishment and reduce the risk of not overcome the Death Valley. The study was conducted through direct interviews to 39 CEOs of the University of Salento' spin-offs. So, applying Social Network Analysis (SNA) and Sentiment Analysis (SA) techniques, four clusters of main emerged themes and the relative text sentiment were identified.

An integrated path for supporting spin-off creation: Desirable features of University-Industry interface in the Triple Helix Model

CORALLO, Angelo;ERRICO, FABRIZIO;FORTUNATO, LAURA;LATINO, MARIA ELENA;
2017

Abstract

This study examines the University-Industry (UI) interface, in Triple Helix (TH) Model. In the era of Knowledge-based Economy, the Third Mission generates new value that depending from UI interface. New businesses, revealed with the Spin-offs creation, catalyzed by this interface, aims to commercialize the results coming from research activities. The purpose of this article is to understand features of an UI interface in order to support adequately the spin-off establishment and reduce the risk of not overcome the Death Valley. The study was conducted through direct interviews to 39 CEOs of the University of Salento' spin-offs. So, applying Social Network Analysis (SNA) and Sentiment Analysis (SA) techniques, four clusters of main emerged themes and the relative text sentiment were identified.
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