The university innovation model in a unique environment

Sami Al-Kharusi*, Mahmood Al-Kindi

*Corresponding author for this work

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National governments have recognised the important role played by higher education institutions in the diversification of their economy through innovation. Universities and colleges are playing a crucial role not only in their traditional mean of serving the country (teaching, research and community services) but also through innovation. Universities are playing a critical role in the development of hi-Tech products and services; generation of new knowledge and the spin-off of a new business venture. Universities innovation model should incorporate the national innovation framework, society, regulation, culture and business for a successful transformation of knowledge into a useful products and services that will give a nation an edge over competition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)293-303
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Business Innovation and Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • Academic Innovation Programs
  • Innovation Model
  • Innovation Policy
  • Universities

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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