From Academia to entrepreneur, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124167179
  • ISBN-13: 9780124167179
  • DDC: 658.421
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 272 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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From Academia to Entrepreneur: Lessons from the Real World provides practical advice on entrepreneurship, interspersed with insights the author gained from starting up his own business and in associations with other ventures. These same insights can be applied to bringing a technology concept from academia to an enterprise. A few of the questions From Academia to Entrepreneur: Lessons from the Real World answers: How do I pragmatically appraise business opportunities? What traits should I look for in an enterprise? What can and should I do with my concept while in academia, before entering such an endeavor? How do I overcome risk aversion? And most importantly, why should I be the one to build this business? Provides insights into using academic research as a potential business, meeting the challenges and opportunities in today's academic research environment.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Entrepreneuring Academic Biomedical Science.
2: The Academic–Business Conundrum.
3: Taking Academic Biomedical Research beyond the Lab Bench.
4: To Become a Runway Entrepreneur from Academia.
5: What Is the Business?.
6: Business Plan.
7: Raising Funds.
8: About Meeting Regulatory Requirements.
9: About Consultants.
10: Action Plan.
11: When the Rubber Hits the Road.
12: A Few Additional Lessons from the Battle Front.
13: Arrival.