Harnessing innovation potential?: institutional approaches to industry-higher education research partnerships in South Africa

SOURCE: Entrepreneurship and knowledge exchange
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2015
TITLE AUTHOR(S): G.Kruss
SOURCE EDITOR(S): J.Mitra, J.Edmondson
KEYWORDS: HIGHER EDUCATION, HIGHER EDUCATION-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP
DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 8782

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Abstract

This article presents an overview of research partnership activity across the South African higher education system in three cutting-edge high-technology fields. An analytical matrix of partnership forms is developed, shaped by distinct responses to the tension between the new financial imperatives and the traditional intellectual project of higher education.