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Technology transfer in developing countries

Mahmoud, Omer and Khalifa, Othman Omran and Hassan Abdalla Hashim, Aisha and Saeed, Rashid Abdelhaleem and Hameed, Shihab Ahmed (2011) Technology transfer in developing countries. In: 2nd International Conference on Engineering Professional Ethics and Education (ICEPEE ‘11), 17-19 May 2011, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Technology has a great effect on productivity, wealth, health and life style of individuals and countries. Due to the rapid growth of technologies and poor infrastructure in developing countries they feel that they are far behind developed countries and Technology transfer has become a great issue of concern for researchers, companies and policy makers. However, the technology transfer is very challenge process that contains enormous barriers and constrains such as lack of infrastructure and educational development of the people. One of main challenges faced by Technology transfer is to have a clear process by which to identify the most suitable technology from out of several alternative technologies. This paper present and discusses technology, transfer process, channels, challenges and barriers.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 4119/11520 ISBN 978-983-42978-2-4
Uncontrolled Keywords: Technology transfer; technology, knowledge, developing countries
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr Othman O. Khalifa
Date Deposited: 07 May 2015 10:28
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2017 15:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/11520

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