Universities increasingly encourage spin-out companies from their own departments, and interest from entrepreneurs and the commercial sphere is only set to develop further in coming years. This book...
SPIN-OUTS: CREATING BUSINESS FROM UNIVERSITY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Written as a guide for those wishing to build a company by developing technologies licensed from academic labo- ratories....
"Million-dollar science comes from research that no one would dream could become useful, according to a chemist who has made millions out of ‘‘spin-out’’ companies. Oxford University...
"It is commonly thought that universities exist primarily to educate their students. In truth, most universities seem to spend more time conducting research than in straight instructional tasks. This...
"Spin-off companies, or spin-out companies as the British call them, have become an important source of funding for British universities and a significant source of income for at least a few British...
"An entrepreneurial pioneer's tale offers academics tips on starting a company.
The Government is taking more interest in university spin-offs than ever - so much so that it is considering a...
"The chemist Graham Richards, who made millions from research, tells Linda Nordling why he owes much to Margaret Thatcher.
Graham Richards never had a grand plan to make money from his research....
"Professor Graham Richards, former head of the chemistry department at the University of Oxford, has authored a new book, "Creating Businesses from University Intellectual Property," to be published...
Isis Innovation featured Spin-Outs in their January 2009 newsletter. They said:
"Professor Richards served as a non-executive director of Isis for many years, and his book describes the...
Dr Richards lectured at Hiroshima University's International Industry-Academia-Government Strategy SymposiumSeptember 2011
Provides invaluable information for universities about what can be achieved and how.
- 'Abstracts of Public Administration, Development and Environment', Indiana University18th October 2010
Dr Graham Richards is in The Times’ Eureka 100: The 100 most important contemporary figures in British scienceThe Times7th October 2010
An interesting counterbalance to many business books, written by someone who has actually been there and done it- World Patent Information6th October 2009
describes the high spots and pitfalls of these processes from a very personable and readable perspective- Chemistry World magazineJuly 2009 edition
Spin-outs: business built on chemistry- Graham Richards, Chemistry World magazine5th June 2009
Make money without losing your soul- Canberra Times5th June 2009
There is much to enjoy in the book. It is clearly written, informative, and entertaining.- C&E News6th April 2009
Innovate your way out of recession- BBC Radio 4, In Business9th April 2009
If you've got the idea, get some help to make money- Zoë Corbyn, Times Higher Education19th March 2009
Former British Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher holds an award, given to her by the Royal Society of Chemistry...during the launch of a book- USA Today11th March 2009
Spin-out doctor- Guardian10th January 2009
Spin-Outs was featured in Isis E-News- 11th January 2009
Spin-out veteran shares his experiences- IP Marketing eNews6th January 2009
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Graham Richards celebrates the launch of Spin-Outs at The Royal Society of Chemistry, London with Guest of Honour The Right Honourable Margaret Thatcher24th February 2009