Sunday, August 16, 2009

What motivates scientists to commercialise?

The current edition of "Research Policy" has a number of papers on determinants of scientists moving into commercial activity

The determinants of academic research commercial performance: Towards an organizational ambidexterity perspective
Pages 936-946 Yuan-Chieh Chang, Phil Y. Yang, Ming-Huei Chen

Academics or entrepreneurs? Investigating role identity modification of university scientists involved in commercialization activity
Pages 922-935 Sanjay Jain, Gerard George, Mark Maltarich

What drives scientists to start their own company?: An empirical investigation of Max Planck Society scientists
Pages 947-956. Stefan Krabel, Pamela Mueller

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