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.

Games Offer Help for Information Overload and Collaboration

Games may be the answer to our information overload problems. As Alvin Toffler predicted, information technology can be great but we are often overwhelmed by all the information that is available to us. New tools that were inspired by interactive games are being used successfully to help people prioritize their hundreds of email messages so they won't miss important items.

Greed by All Parries Limits Tech Transfer

University technology transfer is the topic of much criticism, but not agreeing on the difference between a promising idea and a marketable product seems to keep university tech transfer offices and industry at odds. Tech transfer officials have alternatively been characterized as greedy, incompetent, or too bureaucratic to capitalize on opportunities in time.