University-Industry Collaboration and the Success Mechanism of Collaboration Case Studies from Japan Zhiying Nian

28th March 2016
River Publishers
225 pages:
River Publishers Series in Innovation and Change in Education

In recent years, a considerable amount of effort has been devoted, both in industry and academia, towards the transformation of academic research at universities into the development of advanced technologies in industry, therefore enabling a full role of the university as a center of knowledge-creation. University-Industry Collaboration and the Success Mechanism of Collaboration presents recent developments in university-industry-collaborations, using case studies from Japan, and showing the mutual needs from both universities and enterprises in the knowledge-based society. Technical topics discussed in this book include: Development of University-Industry Collaboration (UIC) in the world, Development of UIC in Japan, Case studies of UIC in Japan, Contribution of UIC from Japan to the world.

Foreword I; Foreword ll; 1. Introduction; 2. Macro-background of UIC in Universities of Japan at the Turn of the Century; 3. Collaboration between University of Tokyo and Zensho Group; 4. Collaboration between Waseda University and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd; 5. Collaboration between Hiroshima University and Mazda Motor Corporation; 6. Conclusion; Annex; Postscript; Acknowledgement; Bibliography; Author Index; Keyword Index.

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