Knowledge Globalization Conference, 13th International Knowledge Globalization Confernece 2018

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Applied Research: A key for enhancing University Industry Collaboration

Abdul Wadud

Last modified: 2018-01-09


Collaboration with industry is critical for academician to create scientific knowledge and industrial data. In turn, collaboration is critical for organizations in joint scientific research projects in order to develop solutions for production oriented problems. Both parties need to be in contact via collaboration with the aim of developing new data, methods and technology.. Within this context, there should be greater interest and interactions among industrialists and academicians, bureaucracy and government to enhance mutual collaboration and add value. One of the important factors to enhance the collaboration is to undertake joint applied research which is considered significant in solving industrial problems. The paper highlights the scenario of university Industry collaboration and major factors for enhancing the collaboration. It incorporates the difference between basic and applied research and the types of researches now being pursued by the Universities. It also delineates with the interventions required of the government in channelizing the University researches aiming at increased efficiency and productivity of the industrial systems.