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   About Triple Helix Institute 

International Triple Helix Institute (THI), is a 501(C) non-profit organization, started in Madrid Lasalle Innovation Park, incubated at H-STAR of Stanford University in Palo Alto, and spun off in Aug. 2013, with innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity and   sustainable development as research remit. 

THI has four missions:


  1. Create new educational or training programmes to prepare people for the new innovation roles, like those who are managing and  working in science parks, high-tech zones and innovation parks, technology transfer offices, venture capital  firms and incubator facilities and governments. 

  2. Serve as a think tank through consultancy, brainstorming new innovation ideas and models, like“triple helix spaces” and the World Innovation Network. 

  3. Conduct research on the triple helix concept, especially entrepreneurial university, and try to have collaborations  with other  organizations all over the world. 

  4. Disseminate the triple helix conception ---- organizing the collaborations based-on an international/global platform in Silicon Valley and other parts of the world.


A special feature of our Institute is to bring international scholars together for the “intelligent joint venture”, initially from China, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the US. We look forward to working with you to develop and practice the triple helix concept.

THI Key Topics:

  • Triple Helix Model                                               

  • Venture Capital    

  • Science and Technology Park
  • Regional Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy

  • University Technology Transfer
  • Regional Innovation and Development

  • Academic Entrepreneurship and Start-ups

  • Government in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • High-Tech Enterprise Incubation and Incubator

  • Women in Science
  • Creativity Cultivation 
  • Science and Technology Policy

Press Release: See  

International Triple Helix Institute Receives 2016 Best of Palo Alto Award

Palo Alto Award Program Honors the Achievement

PALO ALTO September 15, 2016 -- International Triple Helix Institute has been selected for the 2016 Best of Palo Alto Award in the Non-Profit Organization category by the Palo Alto Award Program.

Each year, the Palo Alto Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Palo Alto area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2016 Palo Alto Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Palo Alto Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Palo Alto Award Program

The Palo Alto Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Palo Alto area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Palo Alto Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Palo Alto Award Program

Palo Alto Award Program



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