Research and Development Transformation in Central Asia: University-led Research Consortiums
Keywords:Knowledge-Intensive, Network, Collaboration, Higher Education, Research Development, Entrepreneurship.
The growth of knowledge-intensive societies has brought dramatic changes to the higher education landscape, changing the role of universities as well as academiaindustry relationship models. The changing roles of universities in teaching, innovation and entrepreneurial enthusiasm impact the national innovation systems of many developed and developing countries. This paper attempts to study existing models of university-industry collaboration in Central Asia, using structured interviews to provide analytical and practically applicable strategies to address various issues in higher education.