Early Data from MIT Study Hints at Link Between Interdisciplinary Research and Tech Transfer | GenomeWeb

Does a greater degree of inter-disciplinary collaboration within and among universities lead to more entrepreneurship and technology transfer?

Early results of a study by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management suggests that it might — but only to an extent, as their work also seems to indicate that interdisciplinary teams must be tightly knit and have a local flavor for it to work.

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