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Technology Transfer and Industrial Linkages for Entrepreneurial Development: A Study of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos Nigeria (Published)

This study examined the relationship between technology transfer and industrial linkages in the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos Nigeria. The study adopted a cross-sectional survey research design. Primary data was generated through structured questionnaire. The population for the study was fifty-three (53) employees in Technology Transfer Division and Industrial Linkages Division. The entire population was used as a sample size the population was small hence indicating a census. The reliability of the instrument was achieved by the use of the Cronbach Alpha coefficient with all the items scoring above 0.70. The hypothesis was tested using the Spearman’s Rank Order Correlation Coefficient with the aid of Statistical Package for Social Sciences version 23.0. The test was carried out at a 95% confidence interval and a 0.05 level of significance. The finding revealed that there is a significant relationship between technology transfer and industrial linkages in the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos Nigeria. The study recommends that Research Institute-industry linkages are essential for stimulating technology transfer in Nigeria. Therefore, there is a need to improve the linkage between Research Institute-industry linkages in technology transfer.

Citation:Grace Ijeoma Okoronkwo, Anthony Agalaba; Aaron Onyekachi; Falokun Oladayo (2022)  Technology Transfer and Industrial Linkages for Entrepreneurial Development: A Study of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos Nigeria, European Journal of Business and Innovation Research, Vol.10, No.3, pp. 39-53

Keywords: Technology, industrial linkages, technology transfer