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Table 2 Interviews: types of stakeholders and objectives

From: Connecting the Triple Helix space: actor-network creation and institutionalisation of knowledge transfer offices

Type of stakeholder Objectives of the interviews Number of interviews
University 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. 2
Faculty/departments Understanding the relationship of KTO1with Professors and teaching staff and the linkages of KT with traditional functions of the university. 3
R&D units Check the uses that researchers make of KTO1 and the importance they give to knowledge transfer. 9
Industry Spin-offs and start-ups Realise the ambition of entrepreneurs and the role that KTO1 and ‘boundary objects’ played for launching the companies. 6
Enterprise associations Identify collaborative networks with firms and understand the role of KTO1 in the context of Triple Helix relations within the region. 3
Governance 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. 4
Hybrid 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. 5
  1. Source: own elaboration