The Role of the University, the Vision and Mission, is to Educate. But also is needed to add some extra value to this Education.
Intermediary organisations can play an important role in the match-making between the needs of the SMEs and the research organisations.
It is recommended that appropriate intermediary systems be set up to close the gap between the HEIs and the enterprises. It is important to look carefully into the efficiency and effectiveness of this intermediary system.