In this case study, a project to develop biodiesel as an alternative energy source in a Guatemalan university was chosen as an example of how technology transfer between academia and industry is not only possible, but can also make a real impact. The leading actor, an academic who developed a succesful biofuel production plant is faced with a decision whether he should continue the project as academic or leave it open to scale up with an industrial business model.

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Velásquez, T., Figueredo, A., Arriola, E., García, I., & Coma, P. (2021). Biofuels and Circular Economy in Developing Countries: Technology Transfer in Guatemala (No. 31369). INCAE Cases. INCAE.