Open innovation: Collaboration between Business and Universities
The Intellectual Property Office website (UK) posted an article which outlines an evaluation of the impact of the Lambert Toolkit, developed in 2005 to provide model licensing agreements to aid university-business research collaboration. The Lambert toolkit is for universities and companies that wish to undertake collaborative research projects with each other. The Toolkit includes model agreements that can help facilitate negotiations over who owns what intellectual property (IP) generated in collaborative research The evaluation project looked at how it has been used, who it has been used by, what impact it has had and whether there is room for improvement.
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