Academia • Industry • Government

The aim of the Institute for Triple Helix Innovation is to harness and leverage the complementary expertise of academia, industry and government to facilitate new systems for innovation and novel collaborative processes for creative development.

By serving as a center for collaboration technologies, a champion for flexible organizational structures, and an arbiter of triple helix best practices, the Institute endeavors to foster international, interdisciplinary collaborations amongst the public and private sectors and develop new methodologies for achieving economic and social benefit.

Cross-sector Collaborative Projects and Commercialization of R&D

A recent Griffith Business School paper (Couchman & Fulop, 2009) reports key findings from a four year study of cross-sector collaborative R&D projects in Australia testing a theoretical model formulated to explain partner collaboration experience and perceived project success. The study contributes to the understanding of knowledge-intensive collaborations, and indicates how their benefits can be sustained under conditions of high uncertainty.

Collaboration Now Essential for Business Innovation

David Bicknell provides a special report about the importance of collaboration in a tightening economic environment. In, collaboration is described as the next phase of the Internet, and a $34 billion market opportunity. Collaboration is no longer "nice to have". In a tightening economic environment, collaboration has become a competitive necessity, with technology playing a key role in delivering it. With the economic downturn, business and IT managers are all looking for solutions to get through the tough times.