Economics & Sociology

ISSN: 2071-789X eISSN: 2306-3459 DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X
Index PUBMS: f5512f57-a601-11e7-8f0e-080027f4daa0
Article information
Title: MULTIMOORA as the instrument to evaluate the technology transfer process in higher education institutions
Issue: Vol. 12, No 2, 2019
Published date: 06-2019 (print) / 06-2019 (online)
Journal: Economics & Sociology
ISSN: 2071-789X, eISSN: 2306-3459
Authors: Jelena Stankevičienė
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Dimitrios I. Maditinos
Eastern Macedonia & Thrace Institute of Technology

Lidija Kraujalienė
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Keywords: technology transfer (TT) process, performance, MULTIMOORA, evaluation, higher education institutions (HEI), university
DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X.2019/12-2/21
Index PUBMS: a80aa5b4-ad4f-11e9-bbfd-fa163e0fa1a0
Language: English
Pages: 345-360 (16)
JEL classification: G32, O32, O34

This paper is presenting the model to assess the technology transfer (TT) process economic performance of universities. The main indicators were identified and empirical research with MULTIMOORA tool was performed on 7 Lithuanian state-funded universities. The data was gathered from the Research Council of Lithuania official public report for the period of [2012–2014]. The research results show that MULTIMOORA tool fits to evaluate the TT process economic performance of HEIs. The proposed model is applicable to assess different results of TT process activities in HEIs. MULTIMOORA is a multi-criteria non-subjective evaluation tool, allowing to increase the choices of alternatives and features, serving to select the best alternatives, moreover, enabling more efficient allocation of financial and human resources. MULTIMOORA tool allows extending the implementation onto other countries.


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