Problems of Innovation and Technology Transfer in Lithuania

  • R. Morkvėnas Kaunas University of Technology

Abstract

With reference to scientific literature and European Union reports, the article deals with the role of universities, business incubators, science park and Government the system of innovation and technology transfer in Lithuania. The best-fitting model of the system of technology transfer for Lithuania is determined. Also, the problems hindering the development of the technological system are analyzed. The possible solution is the experience of other countries like Scotland. The problem of technology transfer in Lithuania is reflected by the European Union statistics in the technology and innovation sectors. Besides, the analysis of study programs of electronic engineering shows that Bachelor students do not have disciplines prepared for learning about the process of innovation and technology transfer. Ill. 2, bibl. 19 (in English; summaries in English, Russian and Lithuanian).

Published
2015-03-19
Section
T 170 ELECTRONICS