The influence of human capital and perceived university support on patent applications of biomedical investigators

Collection Location Koleksi E-book & E-Journal Perpustakaan Pusat Unila
Edition Online First Articles
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ISBN/ISSN 1573 7047
Author(s) Munshaw, Supriya...[et al]
Subject(s) Business and Management
Classification NONE
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GMD E-Journal
Language English
Publisher Springer
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Publishing Place Switzerland
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Abstract/Notes Abstract The Bayh–Doyle Act of 1980 accelerated academic entrepreneurship in universities. However, not all qualified researchers sought to be involved in patenting. We compared researchers’ human capital and their perceptions of resource availability on patent applications. We collected primary data from biomedical principal investigators from 15 universities using a validated questionnaire. Our results from logistic regression strongly suggest that human capital had a stronger influence than perceptions of resource availability for commercialization activities on patent applications. The policy implications are that universities should seek to enhance the stock of human capital most associated with patenting behaviors to improve academic entrepreneurial outcomes.
Keywords Human capital  Self-efficacy  Organizational support  Resource availability
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