Analysis of the Determinants Influencing Technology Transfer in Government Funded Research Institutes: Focusing on Features of National R&D Projects

정부출연연구기관의 기술이전 영향 요인 분석: 국가 R&D 과제 특성을 중심으로

  • 김슬기 (과학기술연합대학원대학교) ;
  • 연승민 (과학기술연합대학원대학교) ;
  • 강인제 (과학기술연합대학원대학교) ;
  • 이병희 (한국과학기술정보연구원/과학기술연합대학원대학교)
  • Received : 2016.07.11
  • Accepted : 2016.08.11
  • Published : 2016.08.28


Among various types of public research institutes (PRI), the government-funded research institutes (GRIs) are having a difficult time in enhancing the efficiency of technology transfer. This study specifically analyzed 1,163 projects conducted by GRIs from 2009~2013 to ascertain the determinants that affect technology transfer process. Along with conducting qualitative analysis on relevant researches, we examined the hypotheses by relying on quantitative analysis, using national R&D data from National Science and Technology Information Service (NTIS). As a result of the analysis, we found that whether or not the project generated applied patent, the royalty varied. Also, depending on different R&D development stage, a number of researchers and the amount of R&D funding, the royalty varied. Finally, we derived that out of all the independent variables, a number of applied patents, a number of researchers and the amount of R&D funds can affect the royalty generated from technology transfer. Based on such results we suggest several policy implications.


Technology Transfer;R&D Phase;NTIS;Government-funded Research Institute


Grant : Maximizing the Value of National Science and Technology by Strengthening the Sharing/collaboration of National R&D information

Supported by : 한국과학기술정보연구원


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