Spin-Outs: Creating Businesses from University Intellectual Property
Harriman House Limited, Aug 27, 2010 - Business & Economics - 180 pages
Universities increasingly encourage spin-out companies from their own departments, and interest from entrepreneurs and the commercial sphere is only set to develop further in coming years. With this in mind, Professor Graham Richards - an academic and businessman who has had many years of involvement with spin-out companies - has written this book as a guide and an inspiration for those who are thinking about commercialising intellectual property and creating a spin-out company.
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