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dc.contributor.authorKlangboonkrong, Teen
dc.contributor.authorJenkins, Marken
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-30T16:23:38Z
dc.date.available2017-10-30T16:23:38Z
dc.date.issued2014-07-05
dc.identifier.citationKlangboonkrong, Y. and Jenkins, M. (2014) Academic founders of university spinouts: Reconciling Mode 1 and Mode 2 logics of knowledge production through nested referents of legitimacy. 30th EGOS Colloquium, Rotterdam, 3-5 July 2014.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2086/14758
dc.description.abstractThis paper explores how academic inventors who have been involved in university spinout formation negotiate their use of the apparently contradictory logics of academic and commercial science – operationalized as Mode 1 and Mode 2, respectively. Interviews with 18 academic inventors from top research universities in the UK suggest that the two logics are not in a binary contradiction. As they work at the interface of industry and academia, academic inventors are both motivated and governed by components drawn from two different logics in a conditional, context-dependent manner. While they incorporate social accountability as a desired function of academic research, inventors are simultaneously controlled by the traditional norm of what constitutes good science. In other words, they embed an extended reference point for legitimacy (society) under the academic one (peer community) albeit in an asymmetrical way, as scientific legitimacy still reigns supreme. We suggest how alternative practices are attainable yet governable through non-adversarial framing of competing logics, dialectical responses, and referents of legitimacy.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subjectLegitimacyen
dc.subjectInstitutional logicsen
dc.subjectPublic scienceen
dc.subjectMode 2en
dc.subjectSpinouten
dc.titleAcademic founders of university spinouts: Reconciling Mode 1 and Mode 2 logics of knowledge production through nested referents of legitimacyen
dc.typeConferenceen
dc.researchgroupCentre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)en
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dc.researchinstituteCentre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)en


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