Call for Papers

Micro, Institutional and Practice Perspectives of Technology Transfer  


The 2015 Technology Transfer Society Conference will explore and examine the micro perspectives of technology transfer in different institutional, organizational and governance contexts through a variety of theoretical lens and using different methodological approaches.

Particular areas of interest but not confined to include:

  • Institutional Based Supports – Incubators and Science Parks
  • Models of University Industry Technology Transfer
  • Public Entrepreneurship
  • University and Firm R&D Collaborations
  • Capabilities of TTO Staff
  • Reward and Incentive Systems for Researchers and TTO Staff
  • Role Intermediary Advisors and Technology Transfer Experts
  • TTO Environmental Scanning Activities
  • Academic and Scientific Entrepreneurship
  • Resourcing of TTO
  • Research Centre, Group and Team Dynamics

Those wishing to organize or chair a session (on the above topics or on a relevant new topic) should submit a proposal (title of the session, brief description of the session, and names, affiliations, and email addresses of the presenters).


Those wishing to present a paper that fits the conference theme or within one of the above areas of interest, should submit an abstract (title of the paper, up to 200 words description, area of interest and presenter affiliation and email information)


All session proposals, paper proposal, and abstract should be submitted not later than 30th June 2015.


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The conference will result in two publications; a special issue of the Journal of Technology Transfer and a book volume

Registration and Fees


Registration Fees:

€325 – Early registration (by 8th  August 2015)

€200 – Doctoral students early registration (by 8th August 2015)

€400 – Late registration (after 8th August 2015)


Registration fees include:

Welcome reception on Wednesday October 28th

Conference dinner on Thursday, October 29th

Lunch and coffee breaks during the conference

One years membership in the T2S including online access to the Journal of Technology Transfer


Registrations will open at the end of June.