Achieving Successful Collaborations

Recommended features for successful University-Industry collaboration

Characteristics based on the findings of the Inclusion Matters: Northern Power literature review.
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A strong, clear vision and clarity about what both parties hope to gain from the collaboration; Relationships that demonstrate trust; Clear roles and responsibilities for those involved; All involved open to accepting different values, cultures and norms; Meetings between academics and practitioners should be well-planned; Compatibility of problem-solving styles to facilitate successful collaboration; Compromise and acceptance about commitments &  responsibilities of those involved; Frequent opportunities for dialogue and interaction; A grounding in common/ overlapping knowledge about research and the discipline