About Todd Davey

Prof. Dr. Todd Davey is a passionate researcher, practitioner, speaker and recognised expert on the topics of Entrepreneurship and University-Business Cooperation (UBC) as well as being author of the book ‘Entrepreneurship at Universities’. Formerly a Senior Manager with Deloitte Australia’s Technology Commercialisation Group and Strategy & Business Development Manager for one of Australia’s fastest growing start-ups, Todd has ‘switched sides’ to work within academia. Having just completed his PhD on entrepreneurship at universities at the VU Amsterdam, Todd also divides his time between his roles as Director of Strategy with the University-Industry Innovation Network, worldwide network focussed on the topic of university-industry interaction, and Managing Director at the innovation spin-out apprimo.
12 08, 2019

Telecom Italia Redefines Knowledge and Technology Transfer Through Joint Open Labs

By | 2019-08-12T23:18:32+00:00 August 12th, 2019|0 Comments

The collaboration between Telecom Italia (TIM) and Italian universities represents an ideal UBC environment where all collaborating parties are given ample opportunities to learn from each other. This reciprocal pathway of learning is mainly achieved through Joint Open Labs (JOLs), the private company sites that are established at the heart of the collaborating university campuses. [...]

5 08, 2019

TIIMIAKATEMIA Finland (TEAM ACADEMY) – Earn A Degree By Building A Successful Business!

By | 2019-08-05T10:44:04+00:00 August 5th, 2019|0 Comments

The starting point for a small revolution in higher education began in 1993 with the note ‘Do you want to go on a trip around the world and learn some marketing on the side?’ being posted on the notice board of the Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences (JAMK), in a small city in central Finland. [...]

23 03, 2017

Yissum: How the Israeli Front-Runner Commercializes Innovation

By | 2017-05-10T13:56:14+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

From the cherry tomatoes on your grocery list to the automated on-board driver assistant system ‘MobileEye’ in your car, and the FDA Approved treatment medications; for ovarian cancer ‘Doxil’, chemotherapy ‘Erbitux’, and Alzheimer’s disease ‘Exelon’, Yissum’s world renowned inventions have been making an impact on human lives across the world much longer than we realize. [...]

20 03, 2017

Motivations For Academics To Cooperate With Industry

By | 2017-05-10T13:56:33+00:00 March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Motivations predict behaviour[1] and the motivations for university-business cooperation have been a much-discussed topic in practical and policy forums the world over as well as in scientific literature. The questions so often asked include ‘how can we encourage academic and business people to cooperate more’ and ‘what motivates the different stakeholders to cooperate? With often [...]

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