Type of stakeholder
Objectives of the interviews
Number of interviews
Management of the university
Understand the perspective of the university board (rectory) in relation to the mission of the university and knowledge transfer activities. Assess their perspective regarding the evolution of KTO1.
Understanding the relationship of KTO1with Professors and teaching staff and the linkages of KT with traditional functions of the university.
Check the uses that researchers make of KTO1 and the importance they give to knowledge transfer.
Spin-offs and start-ups
Realise the ambition of entrepreneurs and the role that KTO1 and ‘boundary objects’ played for launching the companies.
Identify collaborative networks with firms and understand the role of KTO1 in the context of Triple Helix relations within the region.
Regional and national bodies
Identify collaborative networks with governance actors and understand the role of KTO1 in the context of Triple Helix relations within the region.
KTO technical staff
Understanding work processes, leadership and power, goals, available resources. Compare KTO1 with different types of intermediary actors in the implementation of its activities. Detail the specific evolution of KTO1.