University–Business Co-operation in Indonesian Higher Education for Innovation
New Technology-Based Firms in the New Millennium
ISBN: 978-1-78560-033-3, eISBN: 978-1-78560-032-6
Publication date: 15 June 2015
This chapter explores emerging concerns and issues of University and Business Co-operation (UBC) at Indonesian universities. Over decades, the Indonesian government has been implemented policies and strategies to stimulate collaboration between universities and business by offering them a variety of funding schemes. It has been aimed to foster innovation and to reach the government ambition, to make Indonesia as a country in the innovation-driven economy by 2020. Our study was based on a desk evaluation and the secondary data. We collected and examined documents of the governmental policies, universities’ strategies, relevant UBC articles, etc. in order to get an overview of UBC in Indonesia. Our findings suggests that the participation rate of universities and academics in UBC, especially with those funded by the government, remains low. The government expected more participation by offering more funds; however, it was not successfully achieved. We conclude that to increase the participation of universities and academics in UBC, they need to resolve the different institutional logics with their business counterparts.
David, F. and van der Sijde, P. (2015), "University–Business Co-operation in Indonesian Higher Education for Innovation", New Technology-Based Firms in the New Millennium (New Technology Based Firms in the New Millennium, Vol. 11), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 187-200. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1876-022820150000011017
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