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Knowledge and Technology Transfer

6 LP


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WS 2018/19 - SoSe 2020

Fakultät VII

MAR 2-5

Institut für Technologie und Management

37335100 FG S-Professur Innovationsökonomie

Blind, Knut

Essoun, Brigitte

POS-Nummer PORD-Nummer Modultitel
22390 33608 Knowledge and Technology Transfer

Learning Outcomes

During this seminar, students will discuss current topics of the literature on knowledge and technology transfer, especially in the context of the open innovation paradigm.


1. Introduction: Definitions and Relevance of Knowledge and Technology Transfer 2. Types of Knowledge, Building and Acquiring Knowledge 3. Measuring Knowledge and Knowledge Transfer 4. Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Instruments and channels 5. Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Individual level 6. Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Individual and group level 7. Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Inter and intra-organizational level 8. Knowledge and Technology Transfer: University and industry 9. Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Clusters and networks 10. Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Markets, regions, countries 11. Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Strategies and Management 12. Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Policy

Module Components


All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS
Knowledge and Technology Transfer TUT 73 510 L 5506 SS English 2
Knowledge and Technology Transfer SEM 73 510 L 5503 SS English 2

Workload and Credit Points

Knowledge and Technology Transfer (TUT):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Class attendance 15.0 2.0h 30.0h
Written assignment and presentation 1.0 60.0h 60.0h
90.0h(~3 LP)

Knowledge and Technology Transfer (SEM):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Class attendance 15.0 2.0h 30.0h
Preparation and feedback 15.0 4.0h 60.0h
90.0h(~3 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 180.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 6 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

Seminar: Introductory lecture, term paper writing, presentation of results und discussion.

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

Basic skills have to be in accordance to all A-Business and A-Economics courses and, if necessary, have to be certificated. Basic knowledge of economics and business administration is required to be able to reasonably follow the course. It is recommended to visit other courses at our chair “Innovation Economics”.

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Module completion



Type of exam:

Portfolio examination



Typ of portfolio examination

100 points in total

Test elements

Name Points Categorie Duration/Extent
Final Presentation and Discussion 30 oral 20 min
Mid-term Presentation and Discussion 20 oral 15 min
Term paper 50 written 12 pages

Grading scale

Test description (Module completion)

The portfolio examination consists of the following elements, adding up to a maximum of 100 credits. The grading follows the joint conversion key of the School of Economics and Management (decision of the school's council dated May 28, 2014 - FKR VII-4/8-28.05.2014).

Duration of the Module

This module can be completed in one semester.

Maximum Number of Participants

The maximum capacity of students is 12.

Registration Procedures

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