“Technology transfer is the process of sharing of skills, knowledge, technologies, methods of manufacturing, samples of manufacturing and facilities among governments and other institutions to ensure that scientific and technological developments are accessible to a wider range of users who can then further develop and exploit the technology into new products, processes, applications, materials or services,” Terry Moss, Eskom (South Africa)
Successful technology transfer from developed to developing countries can improve the lives of many and spur economic growth. It is known that technology transfer is a great issue of concern for companies, educational institutions and governments. Developing countries are in need of new and matured technologies to help them compete in the global market place but this cannot be accomplished without properly planned knowledge and technology transfer processes put in place.
How can we plan and implement a successful technology transfer process from developed nations to Sierra Leone? My ideas have been put together in a paper. If you want to read more about this, check the link below