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Technology Financing and Commercialization

Exploring the Challenges and How Nations Can Build Innovative Capacity


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Introduction

    1. Jarunee Wonglimpiyarat
      Pages 1-8
  3. Special Introduction: The Entrepreneurial University Wave

  4. Concepts of Technology Financing and Commercialization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Jarunee Wonglimpiyarat
      Pages 78-102
  5. Case Studies of Successful Technology Financing and Commercialization Programs

  6. Forging Ahead — Innovative Case Studies in the Asian Economies

  7. Technology Financing to Enhance Innovative Capacity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-237
    2. Jarunee Wonglimpiyarat
      Pages 239-256
    3. Jarunee Wonglimpiyarat
      Pages 257-265
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 266-299

About this book


This book offers insights on effective policies that can be applied to other economies in terms of using technology financing to foster technological innovations. It outlines the role of government in accelerating the nation's innovative capacity by promoting technology investments that will achieve successful and sustainable economic development.


Technology financing technology commercialization venture capital financing capital market funding development Economic Development innovation Investment Investments management Rating research technological innovation technology technology management

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Thammasat UniversityThailand

About the authors

Jarunee Wonglimpiyarat is a member of the College of Innovation, Thammasat University, Thailand and Visiting Professor at Boston University, USA. Dr. Wonglimpiyarat holds a PhD in Technology Management from Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK and has postdoctoral fellowships at Boston University and Harvard University, USA. She has worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Standard Chartered Bank, Citibank N.A., Sussex Innovation Centre, Boston University Technology Commercialization Institute and the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Dr. Wonglimpiyarat has won many awards for her research contributions including Elsevier Scopus Young Scientist Award, the award designed by Elsevier, the World's leading research publisher of scientific information. Her research is used as study material for the course on Technological Innovation and Development Policy at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA. Dr. Wonglimpiyarat is recognized by the International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology as one of the experts and leading scholars and practitioners in the field of Technology Management. Dr. Wonglimpiyarat also serves on the editorial boards of many international journals.

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