The aim of this work is to underline that the countries of Central and Eastern Europe are trying to move aggressively to embrace market-based economies. For successful transition, there must be co-operation between all stakeholders including, business, academia, and government. There are significant opportunities for scientific collaboration in Central and Eastern Europe. However, there needs to be regular dialogue and personal contact in order that the potential opportunities can be realized. This text outlines that the key to success in the "new economy" is the successful integration of science and technology into the strategic plan of each country, making certain that all partners leverage their human and financial resources to maximize return on scientific investment. The globalization of Managerial Policy for Technology Transfer requires the achievement of a new balance between competition and co-operation. Topics include solutions for exploitation and transfer of technological innovation, new trends and future perspectives in technology transfer and training, and how to develop new enterprises through joint ventures.
Publisher: IOS Press