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.

Handbook for Designing and Executing Public-Private Partnership (PPP)

In September, 2008, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) published the Public–Private Partnership (PPP) Handbook as an introduction or primer to the design and execution of PPP strategies and projects in the context of development finance. This handbook was designed for the staff of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and its developing member countries’ clients.

Social Business as a Practical Reality

Karl Weber, freelance writer and editor, writes about ‘Why Social Business Is Capitalism's Missing Link’ in his November 10, 2008 blog entry for Harvard Business Publishing. Mr. Weber discusses his work with Muhammad Yunus on his book Creating a World Without Poverty. While microcredit is recognized as an important tool for economic development that deserves greater support from the world community, other tools are needed, and among them is a new idea Yunus calls social business.