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Gov’t should do more to support technology transfer: report

Media | 11/23/2017 12:33 pm EST

The House of Commons standing committee on industry, science and technology has outlined a number of ways to improve technology transfer — the move of knowledge developed in academic settings to industry — in a new report released Thursday. The committee’s eighth report capped off a study into technology transfer that took place in May and June, which found that while there has been progress on the issue in the past 20 years, there is still room for improvement. The benefit of technology transfer is that it allows “a) private firms to take advantage of academic expertise and...