L'évaluation d'un programme innovant : le programme de soutien et de renforcement des liaisons universites-industries et de recherche dite de transfert (LUI)

This article discusses the evaluation of an experimental Quebec government program (LUI) aimed at increasing the transfer of scientific and technical knowledge between universities and industry by means of grants to research centers. The evaluation covers the relevance, effectiveness, performance and impact of the program. Evaluation problems, methodology and results of the quasi-experimental study are examined and recommendations are made concerning the (LUI) program.