The Triple Helix of university-industry-government relations is aninternationally recognized model for understanding entrepreneurship, the changing dynamics of universities, innovation and socio-economic development. Triple Helix is a model of managing interactions among universities, business and government on common projects.
The webinar, organized by the Triple Helix Association in cooperation with the Surrey Business school, will provide an introduction to the model by examining the fundamental concepts of Triple Helix, the essence of innovation and knowledge and technology transfer, the entrepreneurial behaviour that emerges within the Triple Helix model, and the critical role of institutions. The webinar will be held on May 29, 9,30-11.00 GMT. By taking this webinar attendees will be able to:
- Learn about the origin and the most recent developments of the Triple Helix (TH) model
- Understand the TH model and how it can be applied for managing Academia-Business-Government (ABG) interactions
- Learn about institutional practices associated with innovation systems and how to engage with institutions to ignite innovation process
- Explore the role of institutions as intermediaries and moderating agents for Triple Helix interactions
- Understand the role and expectations of different innovation stakeholders in the public and the private sector
- Reflect upon current government innovation policies and the strategic response by industry and universities
- Learn from successful cases which critical actions across the Industry-University-Government interface can boost innovation at micro and macro scale.
The key panellists are renowned academics in this field that will offer both theoretical insights and inspiring cases and examples:
Prof. Henry Etzkowitz – President of the Triple Helix Association, Editor-in-Chief of the Triple Helix Journal, Director international Triple Helix Institute (ITHI), Palo Alto, USA, and Visiting Professor at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.
Prof. Mark Casson - Professor of Economics at Reading University, UK, Director of the Centre for Institutional Performance (CIP), Member of John H Dunning Centre for International Business, Centre for Economic History, Centre for Entrepreneurship and Centre for International Business History.