Redefining University Leadership for the 21st Century

Redefining University Leadership for the 21st Century

In a constantly changing economic environment, higher education institutions need to adapt in order to be relevant to their stakeholders and the society. The unpredictable landscape also demands a ...
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Collaboration with Industry

Pp. 73-76 (4)

Christina Chow and Clement Leung

Abstract

Close collaboration with industries is key to university success. There is a trend of bringing industry to university campus to enhance student employability and technology transfer. The chapter cites many examples including: the Boeing Advanced Research Center on the University of Washington’s Seattle campus, IBM’s Research and Development Laboratory at the Melbourne campus, Microsoft’s global Station Q quantum at the University of Sydney, and Siemens’ Industry 4.0 “Factory of the Future” Swinburne’s Melbourne campus.

Keywords:

Brain Belts, Open Innovation, Rust Belts.

Affiliation:

RMIT University Melbourne Australia.