Peculiarities of using triple helix model for knowledge transfer process in Lithuania

Irena Macerinskiene, Rima Tamosiuniene, Rasa Aleknaviciute, Simona Survilaite

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Knowledge is the only source of economic development and one of the main sources of competitive advantage. In the context of environmental and organizational changes, knowledge should be constantly renewed, created and used in commercial activities. In order to make this process more effective, the cooperation of universities and business is needed. This article explores knowledge transfer process between the higher education institutions and business sector. The aim of this paper is to study the mechanism of knowledge transfer between the higher education institutions and business sector and its importance for innovation in Lithuania. The logic of Triple Helix model is applied for the analysis of knowledge transfer pattern. Based on the review and analysis of the scientific literature, legislation and statistical data analysis, a collaboration pattern is described as a statist mode of Triple Helix.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-525
Number of pages19
JournalTransformations in Business and Economics
Issue number3C
Publication statusPublished - 2015



  • Cooperation
  • Higher education institutions
  • Human capital
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Triple Helix

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Business and International Management
  • Marketing
  • Economics and Econometrics

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