Redesigning Institutions for Technology Diffusion

Sunday, February 19, 2017: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room 313 (Hynes Convention Center)
Philip Shapira, Manchester Institute for Innovation Research, Manchester, United Kingdom
Institutions for technology diffusion – including universities, technology centers, and business networks – are vital in advancing and distributing the new transformation in industry. Yet, these institutions themselves must change to address open access, digitalization, standardization, partnerships, and developer-user interactions. This presentation examines the future for institutions for technology diffusion, drawing on current and emerging innovative and creative international examples.