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How a science master's could help budding inventors become entrepreneurs

How a science master's could help budding inventors become entrepreneurs | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

A science or engineering postgrad could help student’s take their idea from the laboratory to the marketplace.

It looks like the stuff of science fiction. As a snowboarder carves through virgin snow, a small drone buzzes overhead – an attached camera following and filming his every turn. This is Hexo+, an intelligent drone from a company founded by students doing a postgraduate in entrepreneurship at the Grenoble Ecole de Management in France. (...) - The Guardian, by Helena Pozniak, 16 January 2015

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[USA] Entrepreneurial boost

QB3 held up as example of how to capitalize on research.

 

Universities should provide scientists with mentorship, business-support services and private-sector connections to help them exploit the commercial potential of their research discoveries, says a study published on 24 October (K. D. Harrison et al. Sci. Transl. Med. 4, 157fs37; 2012). The study cites the 'Garage Network' at the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) as an example of success. The QB3 network is a business incubator that supports entrepreneurs at the University of California's San Francisco, Berkeley and Santa Cruz campuses.  (...) Naturejobs -

Nature 491,291(2012), 07 November 2012

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[Canada] Un étudiant de McGill se dit victime de vol de propriété intellectuelle

[Canada] Un étudiant de McGill se dit victime de vol de propriété intellectuelle | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Un étudiant de l'Université McGill accuse des anciens collègues de classe ayant récemment remporté un prestigieux prix international en entreprenariat social de lui avoir volé ses idées avant de couper les ponts avec lui. (...) - La Presse, par Peter Rakobowchuk, 24/09/2013

 

 

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