Industry-university cooperation has been considered one of the main ways that can improve the competitiveness of a country. However, corresponding researches related to geographical proximity are lack in literatures. This research investigated the effect of geographical proximity on the characteristic of industry-university collaboration through the statistic of secondary data and first hand materials of National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) during 2001~2009. The second-hand data was used to cover the address, the GPS coordinate and the distance of enterprises cooperated with NCKU, to observe the relationship of geographical proximity, and project characteristic of industry-university cooperation. Results reveal that urbanization, population, resource partitioning, industrial structure and the social economy indeed has a positive effect on geographical distribution of enterprises cooperated with NCKU.
|Number of pages||22|
|Journal||Journal of Architecture and Planning|
|Publication status||Published - 2011 Dec 1|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Urban Studies