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Academic Entrepreneurship: How to Bring Your Scientific Discovery to a Successful Commercial Product

Marcolongo, Michele PhD
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Edition: 1st
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Inc.
ISBN: 1-118-85908-1 (1118859081)
ISBN-13: 978-1-118-85908-7 (9781118859087)
Binding: Softcover
Copyright: 2017
Publish Date: 09/17
Weight: 0.70 Lbs.
Pages: 230
Subject Class: BUS (Business)
Return Policy: Returns accepted up to 18 months
 
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Abstract: The pathway to bringing laboratory discoveries to market is poorly understood and generally new to many academics. This book serves as an easy-to-read roadmap for translating technology to a product launch . guiding university faculty and graduate students on launching a start-up company. Addresses a growing trend of academic faculty commercializing their discoveries, especially those supported by the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health. Offers faculty a pathway and easy-to-follow steps towards determining whether their discovery / idea / technology is viable from a business perspective, as well as how to execute the necessary steps to create and launch a start-up company. Has a light-hearted and accessible style of a step-by-step guide to help graduate students, post-docs, and faculty learn how to go about spinning out their research from the lab. Includes interviews by faculty in the disciplines of materials science, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, information technology, energy, and mechanical devices . offering tips and discussing potential pitfalls to be avoided.

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