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The Resource Academic entrepreneurship : how to bring your scientific discovery to a successful commercial product, Michele Marcolongo, (electronic book)

Academic entrepreneurship : how to bring your scientific discovery to a successful commercial product, Michele Marcolongo, (electronic book)

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Academic entrepreneurship : how to bring your scientific discovery to a successful commercial product
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Academic entrepreneurship
Title remainder
how to bring your scientific discovery to a successful commercial product
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Michele Marcolongo
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Language
eng
Summary
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.
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Marcolongo, Michele
Dewey number
658.421024378
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no index present
LC call number
HB615
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education, Higher
  • New products
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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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Academic entrepreneurship : how to bring your scientific discovery to a successful commercial product, Michele Marcolongo, (electronic book)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
<p>Dedication ix</p> <p>Foreword xi</p> <p>Preface xiii</p> <p>Acknowledgments xv</p> <p>About the Author xvii</p> <p><b>1 So, You Have a Game</b><b>-</b><b>Changing Discovery</b><b>&hellip;</b><b> Congratulations! 1</b></p> <p>Brief Review of Academic Entrepreneurship 3</p> <p>State of University Technology Transfer 5</p> <p>Study of Academic Entrepreneurship 7</p> <p>Academic Start-Ups Are &ldquo;Early Stage&rdquo; 8</p> <p>Overview of the Process 13</p> <p>Summary 18</p> <p>References 18</p> <p><b>2 Now What? Protect Your Intellectual Property 21</b></p> <p>Types of Intellectual Property 22</p> <p>Patent 22</p> <p>Trademark or Service Mark 23</p> <p>Copyright 23</p> <p>Trade Secret 23</p> <p>Patenting and Public Disclosure Considerations 25</p> <p>University Patenting Process 27</p> <p>The Anatomy of a Patent 34</p> <p>How to Read a Patent 42</p> <p>Summary 43</p> <p>References 43</p> <p><b>3 Are They Buying What You</b><b>&rsquo;</b><b>re Selling? The Search Phase 45</b></p> <p>Example 48</p> <p>Example 51</p> <p>The Value Proposition 54</p> <p>Summary 56</p> <p>Reference 56</p> <p><b>4 Friend or Foe: The Tech Transfer Office and Licensing 57</b></p> <p>License Agreements with Existing Corporations 58</p> <p>Example 58</p> <p>University IP Licenses to Start-Ups 62</p> <p>Summary 70</p> <p>References 71</p> <p><b>5 Proof</b><b>-</b><b>of</b><b>-</b><b>Concept Centers: Bridging the Innovation Gap 73</b></p> <p>Proof-of-Concept Centers (POCCs) 77</p> <p>SBIR/STTR Programs 83</p> <p>Summary 86</p> <p>References 86</p> <p><b>6 Start</b><b>-</b><b>Up Management: You</b><b>&rsquo;</b><b>ve Got to Kiss a Lot of Frogs</b><b>&hellip;</b><b> 87</b></p> <p>Founders Term Sheet for RegenLive 99</p> <p>Management Structure 102</p> <p>Directors (Board of Directors) 102</p> <p>Board of Advisors 105</p> <p>Consultants 105</p> <p>Subcontractors 106</p> <p>Employees 108</p> <p>Summary 110</p> <p>References 111</p> <p><b>7 Graduate Students and Postdocs, Start Up Your Career 113</b></p> <p>Introduction 113</p> <p>Why Do It? 114</p> <p>Challenges and Opportunities Spinning Out from the University for Students 116</p> <p>Faculty Member Participation 119</p> <p>Faculty Member Not Participating 122</p> <p>None of the Above 123</p> <p>Formal Education 123</p> <p>Business Plan Competitions&hellip;Not Just for Undergrads 125</p> <p>Conclusion 126</p> <p>References 127</p> <p><b>8 Incubators and Accelerators: It</b><b>&rsquo;</b><b>s Time to Move Out 129</b></p> <p>Incubators 130</p> <p>Accelerators 136</p> <p>Summary 140</p> <p>References 140</p> <p><b>9 Do You Believe in Angels? Financing Your Company 143</b></p> <p>Business Plan 143</p> <p>Finding Investors 149</p> <p>Friends and Family 150</p> <p>Local Incubators/Accelerators 150</p> <p>Economic Development Organizations 151</p> <p>Individual Angels 151</p> <p>Angel Investor Groups or Networks 153</p> <p>Corporate Investors 154</p> <p>Crowdfunding 155</p> <p>Equity Crowdfunding 157</p> <p>Academic Crowdfunding 160</p> <p>Venture Capital 162</p> <p>University Venture Capital 165</p> <p>Sample Problem 168</p> <p>Building and Expanding Value for the Academic Founder 171</p> <p>Summary 174</p> <p>References 175</p> <p><b>10 Your Roadmap: Avoid the Potholes 177</b></p> <p>How to Create a Successful Company 183</p> <p>Example 1: Uber 183</p> <p>The Concept 183</p> <p>Market Research 183</p> <p>Intellectual Property 184</p> <p>Proof of Concept 184</p> <p>The Team 184</p> <p>Financing 184</p> <p>Challenges for Uber 185</p> <p>Example 2: Genentech 185</p> <p>Discovery 186</p> <p>Intellectual Property 186</p> <p>The Team 187</p> <p>Market Research 187</p> <p>Financing 188</p> <p>Summary and Going Forward to Your Successful Venture 190</p> <p>References 191</p> <p>Suggested Reading 193</p> <p>Key Terms 195</p> <p>Index 199</p>
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AH32915506
Extent
230 pages
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electronic
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After 5 minutes Preview, click on &#x32;Request Access&#x33;, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
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9781118859087
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computer
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rdamedia
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remote
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Academic entrepreneurship : how to bring your scientific discovery to a successful commercial product, Michele Marcolongo, (electronic book)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
<p>Dedication ix</p> <p>Foreword xi</p> <p>Preface xiii</p> <p>Acknowledgments xv</p> <p>About the Author xvii</p> <p><b>1 So, You Have a Game</b><b>-</b><b>Changing Discovery</b><b>&hellip;</b><b> Congratulations! 1</b></p> <p>Brief Review of Academic Entrepreneurship 3</p> <p>State of University Technology Transfer 5</p> <p>Study of Academic Entrepreneurship 7</p> <p>Academic Start-Ups Are &ldquo;Early Stage&rdquo; 8</p> <p>Overview of the Process 13</p> <p>Summary 18</p> <p>References 18</p> <p><b>2 Now What? Protect Your Intellectual Property 21</b></p> <p>Types of Intellectual Property 22</p> <p>Patent 22</p> <p>Trademark or Service Mark 23</p> <p>Copyright 23</p> <p>Trade Secret 23</p> <p>Patenting and Public Disclosure Considerations 25</p> <p>University Patenting Process 27</p> <p>The Anatomy of a Patent 34</p> <p>How to Read a Patent 42</p> <p>Summary 43</p> <p>References 43</p> <p><b>3 Are They Buying What You</b><b>&rsquo;</b><b>re Selling? The Search Phase 45</b></p> <p>Example 48</p> <p>Example 51</p> <p>The Value Proposition 54</p> <p>Summary 56</p> <p>Reference 56</p> <p><b>4 Friend or Foe: The Tech Transfer Office and Licensing 57</b></p> <p>License Agreements with Existing Corporations 58</p> <p>Example 58</p> <p>University IP Licenses to Start-Ups 62</p> <p>Summary 70</p> <p>References 71</p> <p><b>5 Proof</b><b>-</b><b>of</b><b>-</b><b>Concept Centers: Bridging the Innovation Gap 73</b></p> <p>Proof-of-Concept Centers (POCCs) 77</p> <p>SBIR/STTR Programs 83</p> <p>Summary 86</p> <p>References 86</p> <p><b>6 Start</b><b>-</b><b>Up Management: You</b><b>&rsquo;</b><b>ve Got to Kiss a Lot of Frogs</b><b>&hellip;</b><b> 87</b></p> <p>Founders Term Sheet for RegenLive 99</p> <p>Management Structure 102</p> <p>Directors (Board of Directors) 102</p> <p>Board of Advisors 105</p> <p>Consultants 105</p> <p>Subcontractors 106</p> <p>Employees 108</p> <p>Summary 110</p> <p>References 111</p> <p><b>7 Graduate Students and Postdocs, Start Up Your Career 113</b></p> <p>Introduction 113</p> <p>Why Do It? 114</p> <p>Challenges and Opportunities Spinning Out from the University for Students 116</p> <p>Faculty Member Participation 119</p> <p>Faculty Member Not Participating 122</p> <p>None of the Above 123</p> <p>Formal Education 123</p> <p>Business Plan Competitions&hellip;Not Just for Undergrads 125</p> <p>Conclusion 126</p> <p>References 127</p> <p><b>8 Incubators and Accelerators: It</b><b>&rsquo;</b><b>s Time to Move Out 129</b></p> <p>Incubators 130</p> <p>Accelerators 136</p> <p>Summary 140</p> <p>References 140</p> <p><b>9 Do You Believe in Angels? Financing Your Company 143</b></p> <p>Business Plan 143</p> <p>Finding Investors 149</p> <p>Friends and Family 150</p> <p>Local Incubators/Accelerators 150</p> <p>Economic Development Organizations 151</p> <p>Individual Angels 151</p> <p>Angel Investor Groups or Networks 153</p> <p>Corporate Investors 154</p> <p>Crowdfunding 155</p> <p>Equity Crowdfunding 157</p> <p>Academic Crowdfunding 160</p> <p>Venture Capital 162</p> <p>University Venture Capital 165</p> <p>Sample Problem 168</p> <p>Building and Expanding Value for the Academic Founder 171</p> <p>Summary 174</p> <p>References 175</p> <p><b>10 Your Roadmap: Avoid the Potholes 177</b></p> <p>How to Create a Successful Company 183</p> <p>Example 1: Uber 183</p> <p>The Concept 183</p> <p>Market Research 183</p> <p>Intellectual Property 184</p> <p>Proof of Concept 184</p> <p>The Team 184</p> <p>Financing 184</p> <p>Challenges for Uber 185</p> <p>Example 2: Genentech 185</p> <p>Discovery 186</p> <p>Intellectual Property 186</p> <p>The Team 187</p> <p>Market Research 187</p> <p>Financing 188</p> <p>Summary and Going Forward to Your Successful Venture 190</p> <p>References 191</p> <p>Suggested Reading 193</p> <p>Key Terms 195</p> <p>Index 199</p>
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AH32915506
Extent
230 pages
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on &#x32;Request Access&#x33;, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
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9781118859087
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computer
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rdamedia
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remote

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