Free Open Source as a Technology Transfer Tool in the Arab World

TitleFree Open Source as a Technology Transfer Tool in the Arab World
Publication TypeUnpublished
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsAlkhatib, Jamil
Date PublishedNovember
Abstract

The Arab world has so far minimum contribution to the current global innovation system. Technology transfer is a major factor behind such weakness. Within the context of the Arab world, the Free Open Source (FOS)process could be adopted as a cheap and fast alternative tool for technology transfer. This study will focus on the effectiveness of FOS process on the Technology Transfer and how it will improve the cooperation between research and industrial institutes working in the ICT sector in the Arab world.

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