This book explores major similarities and differences in the structure, conduct, and performance of the national technology transfer systems of Germany and the United States. It maps the technology transfer landscape in each country in detail, uses case studies to examine the dynamics of technology transfer in four major technology areas, and identifies areas and opportunities for further mutual learning between the two national systems.Lessons and Perspectives Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, National Academy of Engineering H. ... in reputation and the profit margin, which is low for a small firm compared with a large one, when private businesses go public. For these reasons, banks prefer to issue credit to NTBFs without any further commitment to the start-up. ... decision making, the limited competence of German venture capital and equity stock companies 262 TECHNOLOGY TRANSFERanbsp;...
|Title||:||Technology Transfer Systems in the United States and Germany|
|Author||:||Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, National Academy of Engineering|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1997-10-10|