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People

Any successful commercial project requires building a team with clearly-defined roles, expectations, and financial rewards. This section offers strategies for networking, negotiating, building a team that is diverse in both background and skill, as well as maintaining external partnerships.

Individual chapters are under Book Chapters, all chapters for this section are combined in the Full Section file, and the summary section from all chapters are found in the Summary file.

Finance

Engaging with for-profit partners while operating in a non-profit academic institution can create cultural and legal challenges. This section discusses business and strategic planning, grant and seed funding, and equity allocation for academic startups.

Individual chapters are under Book Chapters, all chapters for this section are combined in the Full Section file, and the summary section from all chapters are found in the Summary file.

Intellectual Property-Regulatory

Intellectual Property is often carefully monitored by academic entities, with varying degrees of flexibility around licensing. Major regulatory concerns exist with regard to medical and health sciences, particularly around Conflict of Interest and ethical conduct of research. This section will cover the disclosure, patent, and licensing processes, and how to navigate the network of industry regulation that shapes academic entrepreneurial work.

Individual chapters are under Book Chapters, all chapters for this section are combined in the Full Section file, and the summary section from all chapters are found in the Summary file.

Ideation

This section explains how to apply a lean startup methodology to research, focus on needs-based development, and design with an eye toward implementation.

Individual chapters are under Book Chapters, all chapters for this section are combined in the Full Section file, and the summary section from all chapters are found in the Summary file.

Academia

Working in an academic environment can pose several unique challenges to the work of an academic entrepreneur. This section offers recommendations for finding funding, mentorship, and other institutional and resource support to smooth career transitions and development.

Individual chapters are under Book Chapters, all chapters for this section are combined in the Full Section file, and the summary section from all chapters are found in the Summary file.