A Regenerative Structure to Enhance Collaboration and Technology Transfer between University and Industry in Nigeria

A.I. Obanor
2014 IOSR Journal of Engineering  
The process of collaboration and technology transfer between university and industry in Nigeria cannot be effectively undertaken if there is no formal structure to promote interaction and communication between them. Research has shown that most universities in Nigeria are lacking in fundamental startups for collaboration with industry that is, research groups and facilities. This paper discusses the need for the establishment of a regenerative structure to enhance linkage between university and
more » ... ween university and industry for the purpose of achieving the aforementioned aims. The paper also discusses the functions of various units comprising the regenerative structure and proposes a network of communication between them for effective technology transfer and innovation.
doi:10.9790/3021-04132023 fatcat:txbkwdvhkfbarntc5gjxljywl4