Where Is the Competitive Edge in Knowledge Transfer? The Impact of KTPs

  • David Bamford (Speaker)
  • Paul Forrester (Speaker)
  • Iain Reid (Speaker)
  • Benjamin Dehe (Speaker)
  • Robert Bamford (Speaker)
  • Marina Papalexi (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


The need for technology transfer from universities to industry is a theme that resonates throughout many advanced countries of the world. This paper explores the effectiveness and efficiency of Business and Management schools in transferring technology through formal Knowledge Transfer schemes; it examines the value and impact of these activities by reporting on the outputs from thirteen major case studies across two sectors, manufacturing and healthcare. The paper assesses the impact of knowledge transfer, in relation to the development of a competitive edge and proposes some initial frameworks for potential application and use.
Period28 Jun 2015
Event title22nd European Operations Management Association Conference: Operations Management for Sustainable Competitiveness
Event typeConference
Conference number22
LocationNeuchâtel, SwitzerlandShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational