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Issues of commercialization activities of biotechnology related researches in Malaysian research university

Yaacob, Noorulsadiqin and Mohamed Ismail, Risyawati and Mohd Shabli, Ahmad Hanis and Md Rasli, Amran (2011) Issues of commercialization activities of biotechnology related researches in Malaysian research university. In: National Conference on the Tenth Malaysia Plan: Transformation Towards a High Income Advanced Economy, 18th July 2011, Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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This study aims to explore issues of commercialization activities of research results among academic researchers who work in biotechnology related researches in Malaysian Research University. Accordingly, the conceptual framework based on ‘Innovation Implementation’ model has been assessed for its applicability in describing the phenomenon under study. Through interviews, elements as specified in the ‘Innovation Implementation’ model were found in this case study. Significant patterns and themes were also identified that suggest local industries, funding for research, development and commercialization as well as leadership, political interference, researcher’s attitude, transition management and legal are considered as the contextual factors that affect the commercialization activities of research results. Finally, the revised framework of commercialization activities implementation based on the findings from qualitative analysis was recommended.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by International Journal of Management Studies (IJMS), Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia Institute of Economic Research (MIER) and UUM Press
Uncontrolled Keywords: Commercialization activities; research results; biotechnology; academic researchers and qualitative analysis.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2011 07:53
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2016 08:35
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4489

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