(University) technology parks toolkit: Knowledge transfer and innovation - The Tecnol¢gico de Monterrey experience uri icon


  • © 2013 IEEE.This paper conceptualizes a set of guidelines to develop a technology park under the Anglo-Saxon Model where the technology park development is initiated and operated by an education institution or a research organization. The empirical research work provides a toolkit for the development of technology parks based-on the experience of Tecnológico de Monterrey University. The toolkit includes the following frameworks, guidelines and checklist for developing a technology park: (1) The definition of strategic industries, (2) Strategic intent for regional development, (3) Regional assessment for a technology park creation, (4) Logic models for a technology park strategic management, and (5) Guidelines and checklist for a technology park development. Up till today, the Tecnológico de Monterrey University has designed, developed and launched 14 technology parks in Mexico.

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  • December 10, 2015