Triple Helix Model Development in Serbia: The Case of Educons University as an Entrepreneurial University

From XIII Triple Helix Conference 2015

Triple Helix Model Development in Serbia: The Case of Educons University as an Entrepreneurial University

Prof. dr Nenad Penezic, Jelena Jesic

Keywords:

Triple Helix Model, Triple Helix Indicators, Entrepreneurial University, National Innovation System, Academic Entrepreneurship.

The basic aim of this paper is to underline the importance of various processes and forms of interaction between two vital spheres of the contemporary economic development – university and business sector. These two spheres, at the same time, represents one side of relations in triple-helix model. Today, in rapidly changed economic conditions, on scene is, so called, third mission of university: creation of new knowledge and technology and its exploitation out of academic environment. The academic entrepreneurship phenomena lies in a more prominent role of university and an interaction between university, business sector and government institutions (Triple-Helix Model). The paper focuses on the conditions of triple helix model development in The Republic of Serbia, with emphasizing university-industry interactions through incitement of development and spreading entrepreneurial university values. The research interest of this paper also include the entrepreneurial university, as an organization with entrepreneurial culture and a specific form of knowledge implementation related to potential market needs and contribution to regional/national economic development. Based on findings discovered and presented in the first part of the paper, the second part is dedicated to case study and representation of the First Entrepreneurial University in the Vojvodina Region – the Educons University.

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